Godan verb, intransitive verb

  1. to live (of animals), to inhabit, to nest.


Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
棲む すむ
栖む すむ

Contained Kanji Breakdown

live, dwell
す.む セイ ずみ (Kentei Pre-1)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
wife, spouse
つま サイ ずま (5th, N3)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
pen radical
snout, hand
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ
woman, female
ジョ おんな め (1st, N5)