卸す

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to sell wholesale
     (しょう) (ひん) (おろ)
    shōhin o orosu
    sell commodities wholesale
  2. to grate (vegetables, fruit, etc.)
    大根 (だいこん) (おろ)して
    daikon o oroshite
    grate daikon
  3. to cut (fish or meat) into pieces
     (さかな) (おろ)
    sakana o orosu
    cut up the fish

Note[edit]

Both the “grate” and “cut” senses can also be written as 下ろす, and are frequently written in hiragana.

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