救う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
すく
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

救う (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana すくう, rōmaji sukuu)

  1. save, rescue, relieve
    この (いぬ) (やま)遭難者 (そうなんしゃ) (すく)ように訓練 (くんれん)されている。
    Kono inu wa yama no sōnansha o sukuu yō ni kunren sarete iru.
    This dog is trained to rescue climbers who have met with accidents.
  2. get someone back on the right track
     (すく) (がた)無情者 (むじょうもの)
    sukui-gatai mujōmono
    an incurable slob

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN