Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
住む JLPT 5
Kana Reading
すむ
Romaji
sumu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `mu' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to live (of humans); to reside; to inhabit; to dwell; to abide
    Example sentence
    東京来て以来ここに住んでいる I came to Tokyo three years ago and have been living here ever since.

Examples of 住む, すむ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
住む
Plain Polite
住みます
Negative
住まない
Negative Polite
住みません

Past

Plain
住んだ
Plain Polite
住みました
Negative
住まなかった
Negative Polite
住みませんでした

Te

Plain
住んで
Plain Polite
住みまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

7 strokes

dwell, reside, live, inhabit

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