[やす]

Godan verb, intransitive verb

  1. to be absent, to take a day off.
  2. to rest, to have a break.
  3. to go to bed, to (lie down to) sleep, to turn in, to retire.
  4. to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time, to suspend business.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
[やす] 休む やすむ

Contained Kanji Breakdown

rest, day off, retire (1st)
  • human radical (no. 9), person
  • tree, wood(1st)