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読む, よむ
Conjugated: 読め
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to read
See さばを読む, now mostly used in idioms
2. to count
3. to guess, to predict, to read (someone's thoughts), to see (e.g. into someone's heart), to divine
いつも本を読んでいるうちに眠ってしまう。
空気読めない, くうきよめない
Expression, See 空気を読む
unable to read the situation, unable to pick up on the mood of a conversation
空気を読めない, くうきをよめない
Expression, See 空気を読む
unable to read the situation, unable to pick up on the mood of a conversation
空気が読めない, くうきがよめない
Expression, See 空気を読む
unable to read the situation, unable to pick up on the mood (e.g. of a conversation)
習わぬ経は読め, ならわぬきょうはよめぬ
Expression, Proverb
you can't do something if you don't know how to do it, you can't read a sutra (by heart) if you haven't learned it
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