下ろす

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Verb[edit]

下ろす (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana おろす, rōmaji orosu)

  1. Alternative form of 降ろす, to unload; to drop off; to lower
  2. to cut; to prune
  3. to renew, to make anew
  4. Alternative form of 卸す, to sell wholesale; to grate

Usage notes[edit]

The relationship between 下ろす and 降ろす (both pronounced おろす orosu, and with partially overlapping meanings) is subtle. See the note at 降ろす.

Conjugation[edit]