Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
目を覚ます, 目をさます
Kana Reading
めをさます
Romaji
mewosamasu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with `su' ending
    Meaning
    to wake up
    Example sentence
    目覚しは7に目を覚まします。 The alarm clock wakes me at seven.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to sober up; to come to one's senses; to become enlightened
    Example sentence
    目を覚ませよ! Wake up!

Examples of 目を覚ます, 目をさます, めをさます in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
目を覚ます
Plain Polite
目を覚まします
Negative
目を覚まさない
Negative Polite
目を覚ましません

Past

Plain
目を覚ました
Plain Polite
目を覚ましました
Negative
目を覚まさなかった
Negative Polite
目を覚ましませんでした

Te

Plain
目を覚まして
Plain Polite
目を覚ましまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
目を覚まされる
Plain Polite
目を覚まされます
Negative
目を覚まされない
Negative Polite
目を覚まされません

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memorize, learn, remember, awake, sober up

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