ドンDONトンTONテンTENのむnomu

swallow; absorb; annex; engulf

Strokes:
7
Radical:
口 mouth
UTF:
541e
JIS213:
1-47-94
Pinyin:
tūn
Example words:
湯吞みゆのみyunomi
teacup
吞舟の魚どんしゅうのうおdonshuunouo
a fish large enough to swallow a whole boat; / great man; notorious man
吞酸どんさんdonsan
acid reflux; heart-burn
声を吞むこえをのむkoewonomu
to choke up; to be speechless; / to hold one's tongue
網吞舟の魚を漏らすあみどんしゅうのうおをもらすamidonshuunouowomorasu
the law has holes large enough for the most wicked men to slip through; the long arm of the law doesn't reach everywhere; fishes big enough to eat boats aren't caught by the net

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