食す

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2

Etymology 1[edit]

/wosu/ > /osu/. An honorific term.

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食す (godan conjugation, hiragana おす, rōmaji osu, historical hiragana をす)

  1. (archaic) to rule or govern
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 17, poem 4006)
      [...] 須騰理波佐和久 安之可流等 安麻乃乎夫祢波 伊里延許具 加遅能於等多可之 曽己乎之毛 安夜尓登母志美 之努比都追 安蘇夫佐香理乎須賣呂伎能 乎須久尓奈礼婆 美許登母知 多知和可礼奈婆 於久礼多流 吉民婆安礼騰母 [...]
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 17, poem 4008)
      安遠迩与之 奈良乎伎波奈礼 阿麻射可流 比奈尓波安礼登 和賀勢故乎 見都追志乎礼婆 於毛比夜流 許等母安利之乎 於保伎美乃 美許等可之古美乎須久尓能 許等登理毛知弖 和可久佐能 安由比多豆久利 [...]
  2. (archaic) to eat and drink
  3. (archaic) to wear
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Etymology 2[edit]

 (しょく) (shoku) +

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食す (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana しょくす, rōmaji shokusu)

  1. (literary) to eat
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