消す

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun’yomi

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消す (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana けす, rōmaji kesu)

Japanese verb pair
active 消す
mediopassive 消える
  1. to erase
     () () ()
    goji o kesu
    erase wrong letters
  2. to extinguish; to put out
     () ()
    hi o kesu
    extinguish fire
  3. to cut power; to turn off
     (でん) () ()
    denki o kesu
    turn off the light
  4. (slang) to rub out; to execute; to liquidate
     (まわ) (もの) ()
    mawashimono o kesu
    execute a spy

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