Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
書き留める, 書きとめる, 書き止める
Kana Reading
かきとめる, かきとどめる
Romaji
kakitomeru, kakitodomeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to write down; to leave a note behind; to record; to chronicle
    Example sentence
    話の要点書き留めなさい Take down the main points of the speech.

Examples of 書き留める, 書きとめる, 書き止める, かきとめる, かきとどめる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
書き留める
Plain Polite
書き留めます
Negative
書き留めない
Negative Polite
書き留めません

Past

Plain
書き留めた
Plain Polite
書き留めました
Negative
書き留めなかった
Negative Polite
書き留めませんでした

Te

Plain
書き留めて
Plain Polite
書き留めまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
書き留められる
Plain Polite
書き留められます
Negative
書き留められない
Negative Polite
書き留められません

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detain, fasten, halt, stop

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JLPT 5

10 strokes

write

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