Susumu

Susumu, pronounced "soo-soo-moo", is a common Japanese verb which means to advance; to proceed; to go forward; to feel inclined; to feel like; to have a good appetite; to gain; to get worse.

Japanese Characters

進む (すすむ)

Example

Fune wa nami o kakiwakete susunda.
船は波をかきわけて進んだ。
Uso o tsuku nowa ki ga susumanai.
うそをつくのは、気が進まない。

Translation: The ship plowed her way through the waves. I am reluctant to tell a lie.

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Abe, Namiko. "Susumu." ThoughtCo, Jun. 14, 2017, thoughtco.com/susumu-meaning-and-characters-2028589. Abe, Namiko. (2017, June 14). Susumu. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/susumu-meaning-and-characters-2028589 Abe, Namiko. "Susumu." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/susumu-meaning-and-characters-2028589 (accessed November 20, 2017).