Kanji in this term

Grade: 3


  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "飲む"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
飲む [nóꜜmù]
Imperative (命令形) 飲め [nóꜜmè]
Key constructions
Passive 飲まれる まれ [nòmáréꜜrù]
Causative 飲ませる ませ [nòmáséꜜrù]
Potential 飲める [nòméꜜrù]
Volitional 飲もう [nòmóꜜò]
Negative 飲まない ない [nòmáꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 飲まなかった なかった [nòmáꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 飲みます みま [nòmímáꜜsù]
Perfective 飲んだ んだ [nóꜜǹdà]
Conjunctive 飲んで んで [nóꜜǹdè]
Hypothetical conditional 飲めば めば [nóꜜmèbà]


() (nomutransitive godan (stem () (nomi), past ()んだ (nonda))

  1. to drink, to gulp, to swallow; to eat (soup)
    Watashitachi wa saji de sūpu o nomu.
    We eat soup with a spoon.
    Watashi wa miruku o nondeita.
    I was drinking milk.
  2. (smoking) to smoke tobacco
  3. to overwhelm, to engulf
  4. to suppress, to keep down
  5. to take (medicine)
  6. to accept something like a demand or a condition


Derived termsEdit


  1. ^ 1960, Tetsuo Hirayama (平山輝男, editor), 全国アクセント辞典 (Zenkoku Akusento Jiten, Nationwide Accent Dictionary), (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Tōkyōdō, →ISBN