読める

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

The potential form of 読む (yomu, to read).

VerbEdit

()める (yomeruichidan (stem () (yome), past ()めた (yometa))

  1. legible; readable (able to be read)
    ()める()()いて(くだ)さい。
    Yomeru ji de kaite kudasai.
    Please write in legible letters.
  2. pronounceable (able to be pronounced)
    「京」という()は「kin」とも「tin」とも()める
    “京” to iu ji wa “kin” to mo “tin” to mo yomeru.
    The character "京" is pronounceable as both "kin" and "tin".
  3. predictable (able to be predicted)
    (らい)(ねん)(どう)(こう)()める
    Rainen no dōkō ga yomeru.
    The tendency of the next year is predictable.
  4. calculable (of a person, able to be predicted)
    あいつの(こう)(どう)()める
    Aitsu no kōdō wa yomeru.
    His behavior is calculable.

ConjugationEdit