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Drink (polite) in Japanese 🇯🇵

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drink (polite) のみます
How to say “drink (polite)” in Japanese? “のみます”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “のみます” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on drink (polite) in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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### Tips to Remember the Japanese Word
Mnemonic Device: Think of the word "nomi" as related to "nome," which means "to drink" in Portuguese. This similarity can help bridge the gap between languages.
Visualization: Imagine yourself saying "no more" after a big drink, which sounds somewhat similar to "nomi."

### Explanations
のみます (nomimasu) is a polite form of the verb. It is used in polite conversation.
– The root verb is のむ (nomu), which means "to drink."

### Other Words That Mean the Same Thing
飲む (nomu): Informal form of "to drink."
飲みます (nomimasu): Polite form of "to drink."

### Conjugations
Present/Future (Polite): のみます (nomimasu) – "I drink / I will drink."
Present/Future (Informal): のむ (nomu) – "I drink / I will drink."
Past (Polite): のみました (nomimaa) – "I drank."
Past (Informal): のんだ (nonda) – "I drank."
Negative Present/Future (Polite): のみません (nomimasen) – "I do not drink / I will not drink."
Negative Present/Future (Informal): のまない (nomanai) – "I do not drink / I will not drink."
Negative Past (Polite): のみませんでした (nomimasen dea) – "I did not drink."
Negative Past (Informal): のまなかった (nomanakatta) – "I did not drink."

### Example Sentences
1. Present/Future (Polite)
– コーヒーをのみます。 (kōhÄ« o nomimasu.) – "I drink coffee / I will drink coffee."
2. Present/Future (Informal)
– コーヒーをのむ。 (kōhÄ« o nomu.) – "I drink coffee / I will drink coffee."
3. Past (Polite)
– おちゃをのみました。 (ocha o nomimaa.) – "I drank tea."
4. Past (Informal)
– おちゃをのんだ。 (ocha o nonda.) – "I drank tea."
5. Negative Present/Future (Polite)
– さけをのみません。 (sake o nomimasen.) – "I do not drink alcohol / I will not drink alcohol."
6. Negative Present/Future (Informal)
– さけをのまない。 (sake o nomanai.) – "I do not drink alcohol / I will not drink alcohol."
7. Negative Past (Polite)
– ぎゅうにゅうをのみませんでした。 (gyÅ«nyÅ« o nomimasen dea.) – "I did not drink milk."
8. Negative Past (Informal)
– ぎゅうにゅうをのまなかった。 (gyÅ«nyÅ« o nomanakatta.) – "I did not drink milk."

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