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How to say Read In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
読むよむ
Pronunciation: yomu
How to Say It Outloud: yo-mu
Usage: Used to express the action of reading
Example Sentence Japanese:私は本を読むのが好きです。
Example Sentence English:I like reading books.

Dictionary

読むよむCommon wordjlpt-n5
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to recite (e.g. a sutra); to chant
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to predict; to guess; to forecast; to read (someone's thoughts); to see (e.g. into someone's heart); to divine
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to pronounce; to read (e.g. a kanji)
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to decipher; to read (a meter, graph, music, etc.); to tell (the time)
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to count; to estimate
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read (a kanji) with its native Japanese reading
読み上げるよみあげるCommon wordjlpt-n1
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to read out; to read aloud; to call out
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to finish reading; to read through
見透かすみすかす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to see through (a lie, scheme, etc.); to see into (someone's mind); to read (someone's true feelings); to penetrate
読み込むよみこむ
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read thoroughly; to read repeatedly
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read (extra meaning) into (something)
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to take (future changes) into consideration
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to load (data); to read; to fetch (e.g. a CPU instruction)
繙くひもとく
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read (a book); to open (a book) to read
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Transitive verb
  • to unravel (e.g. a mystery); to discover (the truth)
読みにくいよみにくいCommon word
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • hard to read; illegible
読み取るよみとる
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read and understand; to take in
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to sense from external cues; to read (someone's) mind
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read (calibration, tape, etc.); to scan (bar code); to read (out)
読み返すよみかえす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to reread; to read again
読み直すよみなおす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
  • to read (a book, etc.) over again
聞かすきかすCommon word
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to let (someone) hear; to tell (e.g. a story); to inform (of)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to make (someone) listen; to make (someone) understand; to drum into (someone)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to grip (someone) with skilful singing, storytelling, etc.; to hold (someone) enchanted by
訳わけCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • conclusion from reasoning, judgement or calculation based on something read or heard; reason; cause; meaning; circumstances; situation
見通すみとおす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to see without obstruction; to get an unobstructed view (of); to see through
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to see into (someone's thoughts); to read (someone's feelings, intentions, etc.); to see through (e.g. someone's plans)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to foresee; to predict; to forecast; to anticipate
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to watch from start to finish
読み切るよみきる
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to finish reading; to read through
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to figure out; to fully anticipate
読み方よみかたCommon word
Noun
  • pronunciation; reading (e.g. of a kanji)
Noun
  • way of reading (out loud)
Noun
  • interpretation (e.g. of a text); reading
必読ひつどくCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • must-read; required reading
読み解くよみとく
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read and understand; to interpret (e.g. a difficult text); to read deeply; to read carefully; to analyze
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Transitive verb
  • to decipher; to decode
読み通すよみとおす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read to the end; to read through; to read from cover to cover
読み漁るよみあさる
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to read a large number (of); to read widely; to read everything that one can lay one's hands on (usu. of specific type, genre)
聞かせるきかせる
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to let (someone) hear; to tell (e.g. a story); to inform (of)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to make (someone) listen; to make (someone) understand; to drum into (someone)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to grip (someone) with skilful singing, storytelling, etc.; to hold (someone) enchanted by
読み出すよみだす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
  • to read out (e.g. data from a computer or process); to retrieve

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