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飲む, 呑む, 飮む, のむ
Godan verb, Transitive, 呑む often means swallowing whole, gulping, etc.
1. to drink, to gulp, to swallow, to take (medicine)
See 喫む, also written 喫む
2. to smoke (tobacco)
3. to engulf, to overwhelm
4. to keep down, to suppress
5. to accept (e.g. demand, condition)
この薬を飲まなければ行けませんか。
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のむべ, 飲む
Usually in kana
person who likes to drink
一服飲む, いっぷくのむ
Godan verb
to have a smoke
もう薬を一服飲む時間ですよ。
生で飲む, きでのむ
Godan verb
to drink (whisky, whiskey) straight
彼はウイスキーを生で飲んだ。
人を飲む, ひとをのむ
Expression, Godan verb
to write the kanji for "person" on one's hand three times and mimic swallowing them (as a technique for calming one's nerves)
一気に飲む, いっきにのむ
Expression, Godan verb
to drink in one gulp
固唾を飲む, 固唾を呑む, 固唾をのむ, かたずをのむ
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to hold one's breath (in fear, anxiety, etc.)
私は興奮して固唾をのんだ。
飲む打つ買う, のむうつかう
drinking, gambling, and buying women in prostitution
おっぱいを飲む, おっぱいをのむ
Expression, Godan verb
to be breastfed
爪の垢を煎じて飲む, つめのあかをせんじてのむ
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to take a lesson from (a wise person), to follow in the footsteps of, to boil the dirt under (somebody's) fingernails and drink it (so that you may become like them)
息を呑む, 息を飲む, 息をのむ, 息を嚥む, いきをのむ
Expression, Godan verb
to catch one's breath, to gulp, to have one's breath taken away, to gasp
カール・ランジの記録破りの幅跳びに、観衆は息を呑んだ。
息を呑むほど, 息を飲むほど, いきをのむほど
Expression, May take 'no'
breathtaking
息を呑むよう, 息を飲むよう, いきをのむよう
Expression, NA-adjective
breathtaking, thrilling
声を呑む, 声を吞む, 声をのむ, 声を飲む, こえをのむ
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
1. to choke up, to be speechless
2. to hold one's tongue
言葉を呑む, 言葉をのむ, 言葉を吞む, 言葉を飲む, ことばをのむ
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
1. to choke up, to be speechless
2. to hold one's tongue