JLPT N1 Grammar (zukume)

Meaning

completely; entirely; nothing but ~

How to use

Nounずくめ
zukume ずくめ jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (zukume). Meaning: completely; entirely; nothing but ~.​

  • This grammar point is similar to , that something is ‘completely’ or ‘entirely’ something.
  • However, it cannot be used like , which means to be ‘full of’ or ‘covered with’.

Kanji form: 「尽くめ」.

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

くろずくめのふくそうおするのがすきだ。
kuro zukume no fukusou o suru no ga suki da.
I like dressing up in all black.
Example #2

きょうはあさからいいことずくめでしあわせなきぶんだ。
kyou wa asa kara ii koto zukume de shiawase na kibun da
Good things have been happening to me since this morning and I'm feeling really good.
Example #3

まいにちざんぎょうずくめで、このままだとじぶんがすりへっていきそうだ。
mainichi zangyou zukume de, kono mama da to jibun ga surihette iki sou da.
I work overtime every day, and I'm likely to wear out at this rate.
Example #4

ことしのてんきは、たいふうやかみなりをはじめ、いれいずくめだった。
kotoshi no tenki wa, taifuu ya kaminari o hajime, irei zukume datta.
This year's weather was completely abnormal, including things like typhoons and thunder.
Example #5

りょこうをしているあいだずっと、ごちそうずくめで、くこしふとってしまった。
ryokou o shiteiru aida zutto, gochisou zukume de, sukoshi futotte shimatta.
I did nothing but eat while on vacation and gained a bit of weight.
Example #6

きそくずくめのこのばいとをやめたい。
kisoku zukume no kono baito o yametai
I want to quit this nothing but rules part-time job.
Example #7

きのうはわるいことずくめのいちにちだった。きょうはよいいちにちでありますように。
kinou wa warui koto zukume no ichinichi datta. kyou wa yoi ichinichi de arimasu you ni.
Yesterday was nothing but bad news. Here's hoping today will be better.
Example #8

ことしは、むすこのけっこん、まごのたんじょうと、めでたいことずくめのいちねんだった。
kotoshi wa, musuko no kekkon, mago no tanjou to, medetai koto zukume no ichinen datta.
It’s been a completely joyous year with my son’s wedding and the birth of my grandson.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
服装ふくそうattire
規則きそくrules
辞めるやめるto quit

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