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Grammar detail: じみる / じみた

じみる / じみた - looks like
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じみる
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(something) looks like ~; tainted with ~; tinged with ~ etc.
かれ
しばい
芝居
じみていた
His behavior was theatrical.
When a past form of じみる is used (じみていた or じみた), the whole phrase functions as an adjective modifying the next word:
ちち
とき
には
こども
子供
じみたこといったりします
My father sometimes says very childish things.
じみる comes from the verb
みる, so it may be written with kanji. In this form, however, it tends to be written with kana. Note that the word 染みる may also be read 染みる when used as a slightly different verb, しみる, which is used when describing things that pierce or penetrate other things. Quick search: .
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Kanji used in this grammar

セン   し stain   しみる to soak in   そめる to dye   そまる to be dyed   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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シン   ふ    ふれる to wield, swing, wave   ふるう to wield, swing; prosper   
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ブ   ま to dance   まい dance   
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しば lawn   
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キョ   い to exist, to be present   
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フ   ちち father   
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ジ   とき time, occasion   
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シ   ス   こ child   
キョウ   ク   そなえる to make an offering   とも servant, attendant   
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