JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From the 未然形 (mizenkei, imperfective stem) of the verb 住む (sumu, to live in, to dwell) and the Old Japanese (auxiliary verb for repetition or succession).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

()まう (sumau) (godan conjugation, stem ()まい (sumai), past ()まった (sumatta), historical hiragana すまふ)

  1. to live at; to dwell; to reside

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN