Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
好む JLPT 3
Kana Reading
このむ
Romaji
konomu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `mu' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to like; to prefer
    Example sentence
    リズム軽快テンポは速く、その若者好まれている The rhythm is light, and the tempo fast - that song is liked by young people.

Examples of 好む, このむ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
好む
Plain Polite
好みます
Negative
好まない
Negative Polite
好みません

Past

Plain
好んだ
Plain Polite
好みました
Negative
好まなかった
Negative Polite
好みませんでした

Te

Plain
好んで
Plain Polite
好みまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
好まれる
Plain Polite
好まれます
Negative
好まれない
Negative Polite
好まれません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

6 strokes

fond, pleasing, like something

On'Yomi: コウ

Kun'Yomi: この.む, す.く, よ.い, い.い

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