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居眠り, いねむり

  • inemuri


noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • dozing
  • nodding off

Examples of 居眠り,いねむり in a Sentence

I do not allow sleeping in class.
I fall asleep in the class every now and then.
Taking into account the time I'd just spent napping, I'm really picking up the sense that this time's exam really won't be straight forward.
I went to sleep during the math lesson.
The teacher caught the student sleeping in class.
She was taking a nap all the time.
On my way home I fell asleep on the train, and rode past my station.
Last night I began to nod off in front of the TV.
He is always taking a nap at school.
His speech went on for such a long time that some people began to fall asleep.

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