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  • on reading:
  • キュウ
  • kun reading:
  • やすむ   やすまる   やすめる
  • meaning(s):
  • rest, day off, retire, sleep
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いちじききゅう temporary layoff
うんきゅう service suspended (e.g. trains)
ききゅう (military) leave; furlough
きゅう rest; taking a day off; being finished; being absent; retire; sleep
ませる やすませる to excuse (someone); to give a holiday to; to make (someone) rest