JLPT N5 Vocabulary


to tie; to fasten; to tighten​

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【しめる】(shimeru). Meaning: to tie; to fasten; to tighten​.

Type: Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verb

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

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Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

watashi wa sono neji o te de shimeru.
I tighten that screw with my hand.
Example #2

kare wa beruto o shikkari to shimeta.
He pulled his belt tight.
Example #3

kanojo wa kutsu no himo o shimeta.
She tightened laced her shoes.

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