見送る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
おく
Grade: 3
kun’yomi
See also 見送り

Etymology[edit]

(み, mi, see) +‎ 送る (おくる, okuru, send) – to see off, send off.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

見送る (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana みおくる, rōmaji miokuru)

  1. see off (accompany, escort when departing, especially to a train station or airport)
  2. to watch someone/something go by, leave, depart or die
    季節 (きせつ)見送 (みおく)
    kisetsu o miokuru
    to watch the season(s) go by
  3. shelf, defer a bill (so that it does not become law)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  2. ^ Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: 東京堂,.