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眠る睡る
Readings
ねむる
nemuru
ねぶる
neburu
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
Meanings
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
intransitive verb
See also: 寝る
to sleep (not necessarily lying down)dormir

Meaning restricted to ねむる
to die

Archaism
to close one's eyesспа́тьschlafen, schlummern, einschlafen, entschlafen, sterben, ertraglos liegen, nutzlos liegen

Kanji
ON: ミンKUN: ねむ.る, ねむ.い
sleep, die, sleepy

ON: スイKUN: ねむ.る, ねむ.い
drowsy, sleep, die

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼は今地下に眠っている。Parts: (かれ), (いま), 地下 (ちか), 眠る (ねむる)He is dead and buried now.
Теперь он покоится в могиле.

もし眠るといけないので目覚し時計をセットしなさい。Parts: 若し (もし), 眠る (ねむる), 行けない (いけない), ので (んで), 目覚し時計 (めざましどけい), セット, なさいIn case you sleep, set the alarm.

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