Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
阻む, 沮む JLPT 1
Kana Reading
はばむ
Romaji
habamu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `mu' ending
    Meaning
    to keep someone from doing; to stop; to prevent; to check; to hinder; to obstruct; to oppose; to thwart
    Example sentence
    行く手阻んだものは、高さ1メートル足らず石壁でした The thing blocking my path was a stone wall of less than 1 meter's height.

Examples of 阻む, 沮む, はばむ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
阻む
Plain Polite
阻みます
Negative
阻まない
Negative Polite
阻みません

Past

Plain
阻んだ
Plain Polite
阻みました
Negative
阻まなかった
Negative Polite
阻みませんでした

Te

Plain
阻んで
Plain Polite
阻みまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

8 strokes

thwart, separate from, prevent, obstruct, deter, impede

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: はば.む

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8 strokes

stop, prevent, defeated, dejected

On'Yomi: , ショ

Kun'Yomi: はば.む

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