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Reading in Japanese ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

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reading ใ‚ˆใฟ
How to say “reading” in Japanese? “ใ‚ˆใฟ”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ใ‚ˆใฟ” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on reading in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the Japanese word ใ‚ˆใฟ:
1. Association: Think of "yomi" (reading) as related to "่ชญๆ›ธ" (dokusho), which also means reading. Both involve the kanji ่ชญ (read).
2. Mnemonic: Imagine saying "Yo, me reading!" to help you remember that "yomi" means reading.

– ใ‚ˆใฟ (yomi) is based on the verb ่ชญใ‚€ (ใ‚ˆใ‚€, yomu), which means "to read."
– ใ‚ˆใฟ is often used in a more noun-like form to indicate the act of reading.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– ่ชญๆ›ธ (ใฉใใ—ใ‚‡, dokusho) – which literally means "reading books" or "reading."
– ้–ฒ่ฆง (ใˆใคใ‚‰ใ‚“, etsuran) – which is more formal and used for browsing or perusing.

Conjugations of the verb ่ชญใ‚€ (ใ‚ˆใ‚€, yomu):
– Non-past (present/future): ใ‚ˆใ‚€ (yomu) – reads/will read
– Past: ใ‚ˆใ‚“ใ  (yonda) – read (past tense)
– Negative: ใ‚ˆใพใชใ„ (yomanai) – does not read
– Negative Past: ใ‚ˆใพใชใ‹ใฃใŸ (yomanakatta) – did not read
– Polite Non-past: ใ‚ˆใฟใพใ™ (yomimasu) – reads/will read
– Polite Past: ใ‚ˆใฟใพใ—ใŸ (yomimaa) – read (past tense)
– Volitional: ใ‚ˆใ‚‚ใ† (yomou) – let's read
– Te-form: ใ‚ˆใ‚“ใง (yonde) – reading (used for requests and continuity)

Examples of sentences:
1. ๅฝผๅฅณใฏๆฏŽๆ—ฅๆ–ฐ่žใ‚’ใ‚ˆใ‚€ใ€‚
– Kanojo wa mainichi shinbun o yomu.
– She reads the newspaper every day.

2. ๆ˜จๆ—ฅใฏ้ข็™ฝใ„ๆœฌใ‚’ใ‚ˆใ‚“ใ ใ€‚
– Kinou wa omoshiroi hon o yonda.
– I read an interesting book yesterday.

3. ๅญไพ›ใŸใกใฏ็ตตๆœฌใ‚’ๆฅฝใ—ใใ†ใซใ‚ˆใ‚“ใงใ„ใ‚‹ใ€‚
– Kodomotachi wa ehon o tanoshisou ni yonde iru.
– The children are reading picture books happily.

4. ๆฅ้€ฑใฎใƒ†ใ‚นใƒˆใซๅ‘ใ‘ใฆใ€ใŸใใ•ใ‚“ใฎๆ–‡็Œฎใ‚’ใ‚ˆใพใชใ‘ใ‚Œใฐใชใ‚‰ใชใ„ใ€‚
– Raishuu no tesuto ni mukete, takusan no bunken o yomanakereba naranai.
– I have to read a lot of literature for next week's test.

5. ๅฝผใฏ็–ฒใ‚Œใฆใ„ใŸใฎใงใ€ๆ‰‹็ด™ใ‚’ใ‚ˆใพใชใ‹ใฃใŸใ€‚
– Kare wa trete ita node, tegami o yomanakatta.
– He was tired, so he didn't read the letter.

6. ใ‚ใ‹ใ‚Šใ‚„ใ™ใ„่จ˜ไบ‹ใ‚’่ฆ‹ใคใ‘ใŸใฎใงใ€ใœใฒใ‚ˆใ‚‚ใ†ใจๆ€ใ†ใ€‚
– Wakariyasui kiji o mitsuketa node, zehi yomou to omou.
– I found an easy-to-understand article, so I think I'll read it for sure.

7. ๅฝผๅฅณใฏ่ฉฉใ‚’ใ‚ˆใฟใพใ™ใ€‚
– Kanojo wa shi o yomimasu.
– She reads poetry.

8. ๅฝผใฏๅค•ในใƒ‹ใƒฅใƒผใ‚นใ‚’ใ‚ˆใฟใพใ—ใŸใ€‚
– Kare wa yuube nyuusu o yomimaa.
– He read the news last night.

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