起こす

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Grade: 3

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起こす (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana おこす, rōmaji okosu)

Japanese verb pair
active 起こす
mediopassive 起きる
Japanese verb pair
active 起こす
mediopassive 起こる
  1. wake (someone); get (someone) up
  2. cause (something to happen); bring about
    事件 (じけん) ()こす
    jiken o okosu
    cause an incident
    奇跡 (きせき) ()こす
    kiseki o okosu
    bring about miracles

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN