JLPT N1 Grammar (zukume)


completely; entirely; nothing but

How to use


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

Grammar Notes:

  • 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’.
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Example #1

kuro zukume no fukusou o suru no ga suki da.
I like dressing up in all black.
Example #2

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 #3

kisoku zukume no kono baito o yametai
This part-time job is full of rules, I just wanna quit..
Example #4

kinou wa warui koto zukume no ichinichi datta. kyou wa yoi ichinichi de arimasu you ni.
Yesterday was full of bad things. Here's hoping today will be better..

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辞めるやめるto quit

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