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籠で水を汲む
Readings
かごでみずをくむ
kagodemizuwokumu
English
Expression
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Idiomatic expression
to bail out the ocean with a teaspoon, to scoop water with a basket

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 籠で水を汲む, 籠で水を汲みます
[does], will [do]
籠で水を汲まない, 籠で水を汲みません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 籠で水を汲んだ, 籠で水を汲みました
[did]
籠で水を汲まなかった, 籠で水を汲みませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 籠で水を汲んで, 籠で水を汲みまして 籠で水を汲まないで, 籠で水を汲みませんで 籠で水を汲まなくて
Kanjis
ON: ロウ, ル KUN: かご, こ.める, こも.る, こ.む
basket, devote oneself, seclude oneself, cage, coop, implied

Stroke: 22 SKIP: 2-6-16 FC: 8821.1


ON: スイ KUN: みず, みず-
water

Stroke: 4 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 1-1-3 FC: 1223.3


ON: キュウ KUN: く.む
draw (water), ladle, scoop, pump

Stroke: 7 SKIP: 1-3-4 FC: 3714.4