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刺す (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana さす, rōmaji sasu)

Japanese verb pair
active 刺す
mediopassive 刺さる
  1. pierce; stab; stick
  2. (of an insect) sting; bite
     ()さされた
    Ka ni sasareta.
    I was bitten by a mosquito.
  3. cause a sharp or stabbing sensation in (such as pain or smell)
  4. (baseball) tag out

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