倒す

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たお
Grade: S

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "倒す"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
倒す [tàóꜜsù]
Imperative (命令形) 倒せ [tàóꜜsè]
Key constructions
Passive 倒される おされ [tàósáréꜜrù]
Causative 倒させる おさせ [tàósáséꜜrù]
Potential 倒せる おせ [tàóséꜜrù]
Volitional 倒そう おそ [tàósóꜜò]
Negative 倒さない おさない [tàósáꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 倒さなかった おさなかった [tàósáꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 倒します おしま [tàóshímáꜜsù]
Perfective 倒した した [tàóꜜshìtà]
Conjunctive 倒して して [tàóꜜshìtè]
Hypothetical conditional 倒せば せば [tàóꜜsèbà]

Verb[edit]

(たお) (taosutransitive godan (stem (たお) (taoshi), past (たお)した (taoshita), historical kana たふす)

Japanese verb pair
active 倒す
mediopassive 倒れる
  1. fell; throw down; knock down; cause something upright to become horizontal
    (かぜ)(へい)(たお)された
    kaze de hei ga taosareta
    The wind knocked down the fence
  2. kill
    一発(いっぱつ)犯人(はんにん)(たお)した
    ippatsu de hannin o taoshita
    Killed the criminal in one shot
  3. defeat
    強敵(きょうてき)(たお)して優勝( ゆうしょう)した
    kyōteki o taoshite yūshōshita
    Defeated a formidable opponent and won
  4. overthrow
  5. avoid paying (a debt)
    借金(しゃっきん)(たお)
    shakkin o taosu
    Avoid paying debt

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō