JLPT N5 Vocabulary


to close; to shut

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【しめる】(shimeru). Meaning: to close; to shut.

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

sono mado o shimeru koto o wasureta.
I forgot to close the window.
Example #2

watashi tachi wa sore o shimeru beki datta.
We should have closed that.
Example #3

yoru ni natta kara kare wa mise o shimeta.
He shut up shop for the night.
Example #4

karera wa 5 ji ni mise o shimeta.
They closed the shop at five.
Example #5

ame ni nari sou desu. mado o shimeta hou ga ii deshou.
It looks like rain. We had better shut the windows.

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