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Godan verb with 'mu' ending
intransitive verb
to finish, to end, to be completedêtre accompli, être payé, finir, s'en tirer

to merely result in something less severe than expected
to feel at ease
See also: すみません
in the negative
to feel unease or guilt for troubling someone, to be sorryenden, zu Ende gehen, beendet werden, zu Ende sein, beendet sein, fertig sein, nicht benötigen, ohne zurecht kommen, bezahlt werden

ON: サイ, セイKUN: す.む, わたし, な.す, すく.う, -す.ます, す.ます, す.まない, -ずみ, -ず.み, わた.る
finish, come to an end, excusable, need not

ON: サイ, セイKUN: す.む, す.ます, すく.う, な.す, わた.す, わた.る
to help, aid, relieve, to ferry, cross

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
しかし彼に大きなけがはなく、軽い打撲傷で済んだ。Parts: 然し (しかし), (かれ), 大きな (おおきな), 怪我 (けが), 無い (ない), 軽い (かるい), 打撲傷 (だぼくしょう), 済む (すむ)However he wasn't seriously hurt and got away with light bruising.

10時ちょっと前に仕事が済んだ。Parts: (じ), 一寸 (ちょっと), (まえ), 仕事 (しごと), 済む (すむ)We got through the work just before ten.

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