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眠りにつく眠りに付く眠りに就く眠りに着く
Readings
ねむりにつく
nemurinitsuku
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
to fall asleepschlafen gehen, einschlafen

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

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

ON: KUN: つ.ける, -づ.き, -つき, -つ.き, つ.き, -づ.く, つ.く, -づけ, -づ.け, -つ.け, つ.け-, つ.け, -づ.ける, -つ.ける, -づき
adhere, attach, refer to, append

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

ON: シュウ, ジュKUN: つ.く, つ.ける
concerning, settle, take position, depart, study, per

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

ON: チャク, ジャクKUN: き.る, -ぎ, き.せる, -き.せ, つ.く, つ.ける
don, arrive, wear, counter for suits of clothing

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
トムはもう3時間もの間、眠りにつこうと悪戦苦闘しています。Parts: もう, 時間 (じかん), (もの), (あいだ), 眠りにつく (ねむりにつく), 悪戦苦闘 (あくせんくとう)Poor Tom's been trying to get to sleep for three hours now.

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