汚す

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
よご
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Verb[edit]

汚す (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 污す, transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana よごす, rōmaji yogosu)

Japanese verb pair
active  (よご)
mediopassive  (よご)れる
  1. pollute, contaminate, make dirty, stain
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
けが
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

汚す (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 污す, transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana けがす, rōmaji kegasu)

Japanese verb pair
active  (けが)
mediopassive  (けが)れる
  1. defile, dishonor, profane
  2. soil one's name
  3. defile a woman's honor
Conjugation[edit]