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  • rest; recess; respite
  • vacation; holiday; absence; suspension
  • dormancy (of a silkworm prior to moulting)

休みyasuminomaeなどnadoha少しsukoshi羽目を外してhamewohazushite飲むnomuのだnodaga杜仲茶morinakacha割りwaride飲むnomuto二日酔いfutsukayoiga全くmattakuないnai I usually cut loose a bit and drink plenty before a day off work but if my drinks are cut with tochu tea then I get absolutely no hangover.

今度kondono休みyasumihaどこdokohe行くikuno Where are you going on your vacation?

やすむyasumu Inflection

godan ~む verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be absent; to take a day off
  • to rest; to have a break
  • to go to bed; to (lie down to) sleep; to turn in; to retire
  • to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time; to suspend business

karehaよくyoku会合kaigouwo休むyasumu He often absents himself from meetings.

老人roujinha休むyasumuためにtameni少しsukoshinoma立ち止まったtachidomatta The old man stopped for a moment to rest.

我々warewarehahiruha働きhatarakiyoruha休むyasumu We work by day, and rest by night.

警察keisatsuga墜落事故tsuirakujikono原因gen'inwo昼夜chuuya休むyasumuことなくkotonaku調査chousaしているshiteiru The police are investigating the cause of the crash around the clock.



  • holiday; day off; furlough; absence (from work)

watashiha休暇kyuukade出かけていましたdekaketeimashita I was out of town on vacation.

きゅうけいkyuukei Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • rest; break; recess; intermission

休憩kyuukeiしてshiteコーヒーKOOHIIwo飲もうnomou Let's take a break for coffee.

きゅうぎょうkyuugyou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • closed (e.g. store); business suspended; shutdown; holiday

移転itenniともないtomonai5月gogatsu30nichi、31nichiha休業kyuugyouいたしますitashimasu Due to our office moving, we will be closed from May 30 to 31.

きゅうようkyuuyou Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • rest; break; recreation; recuperation; convalescence

医者ishahakareni休養kyuuyouするsuruようにyouni命令meireiしたshita His doctor ordered him to rest.

きゅうこうkyuukou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • cancellation (of a lecture, class, etc.)

このkono授業jugyouha明日ashita休講kyuukouですdesu This lesson is cancelled tomorrow.

きゅうそくkyuusoku Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • rest; relief; relaxation

私たちwatashitachihahiruha働きhatarakiyoruha休息kyuusokuするsuru We work by day and rest by night.

きゅうせんkyuusen Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • cease-fire; truce; armistice

彼らkareraha休戦kyuusen条件joukende合意gouiしたshita They agreed on cease-fire terms.

きゅうがくkyuugaku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • temporary absence from school
やすめるyasumeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to rest; to suspend; to give relief

座ってsuwatte休めるyasumeru静かなshizukana場所bashoだけdakede良いyoiのですnodesu A quiet place to sit and rest would be plenty.



  • holiday; day off

クリスマスKURISUMASUha特別なtokubetsuna休日kyuujitsuda Christmas is a special holiday.

きゅうしょくkyuushoku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • temporary retirement; suspension from office
きゅうするkyuusuru Inflection

~する verb (spec.) / intransitive verb:

  • to come to an end
  • to rest
きゅうこうkyuukou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • (temporary) closure of school

休校kyuukouha大雪ooyukinoためtameであったdeatta The closing of school was due to the heavy snow.

きゅうかんkyuukan Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • closure (of a library, museum, etc.)
きゅうしkyuushi Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • pause; cessation; rest

こちらkochiranoレジREJIhakon休止kyuushichuuなんですnandesuyo This register is out of commission.

きゅうじょうkyuujou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • theater closure; theatre closure; stage absence
  • wrestler's absence from the tournament - Sumo term
きゅうかんkyuukan Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • suspension of publication


  • rest period; intermission; break time; recess

学生gakuseiたちtachihakon休憩時間kyuukeijikanchuuですdesu The students are having a recess now.

やすまるyasumaru Inflection

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be rested; to feel at ease; to repose; to be relieved


  • rest area; rest stop; service area; SA; parking area (e.g. off highways); PA
きゅうかいkyuukai Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • adjournment; recess

議会gikaiha休会kyuukaiになりましたninarimashita Congress went into recess.

きゅうみんkyuumin Inflection

noun / ~する noun / noun or verb acting prenominally:

  • idle; dormant
きゅうしんkyuushin Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • being closed (e.g. clinic); not seeing patients; not accepting patients

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