責める

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with ()める (semeru).

PronunciationEdit

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "責める"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
責める [sèméꜜrù]
Imperative (命令形) 責めろ [sèméꜜrò]
Key constructions
Passive 責められる められ [sèméráréꜜrù]
Causative 責めさせる めさせ [sèmésáséꜜrù]
Potential 責められる められ [sèméráréꜜrù]
Volitional 責めよう めよ [sèméyóꜜò]
Negative 責めない ない [sèméꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 責めなかった なかった [sèméꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 責めます めま [sèmémáꜜsù]
Perfective 責めた めた [séꜜmètà]
Conjunctive 責めて めて [séꜜmètè]
Hypothetical conditional 責めれば れば [sèméꜜrèbà]

VerbEdit

()める (semerutransitive ichidan (stem () (seme), past ()めた (semeta))

  1. to blame
  2. to scold
  3. to pester, to press someone to do something
  4. to torment

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN