Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
手を染める
Kana Reading
てをそめる
Romaji
tewosomeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Ichidan verb
    Meaning
    to have a hand (in)
    Example sentence
    清廉潔白きこえたが、汚職なんか手を染めるわけない。 He has a reputation as being straight as an arrow. He'd never get involved in corruption.

Examples of 手を染める, てをそめる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
手を染める
Plain Polite
手を染めます
Negative
手を染めない
Negative Polite
手を染めません

Past

Plain
手を染めた
Plain Polite
手を染めました
Negative
手を染めなかった
Negative Polite
手を染めませんでした

Te

Plain
手を染めて
Plain Polite
手を染めまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
手を染められる
Plain Polite
手を染められます
Negative
手を染められない
Negative Polite
手を染められません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

9 strokes

dye, color, paint, stain, print

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JLPT 5

4 strokes

hand

On'Yomi: シュ,

Kun'Yomi: , て-, -て, た-

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