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ChineseEdit

 
girdle; brassiere; to plaster; play; to smear
to kill; to murder; to slaughter
trad. (抹殺)
simp. (抹杀)
variant forms 抹煞
抹摋抹𢫬

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

抹殺

  1. to blot out; to erase; to discount (past efforts or achievements); to refuse to acknowledge; to obliterate

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
まつ > まっ
Grade: S
さつ
Grade: 4
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

抹殺 (hiragana まっさつ, rōmaji massatsu)

  1. erasure
  2. denial
  3. killing

VerbEdit

抹殺する (transitive, suru conjugation, hiragana まっさつする, rōmaji massatsu suru)

  1. to wipe out, to erase
    • 1949, 宮本百合子, 今日の日本の文化問題:
      日本 (にほん)のスポーツは、戦争中全 (せんそうちゅうまった)日常生活 (にちじょうせいかつ)から抹殺 (まっさつ)されていた。
      Nihon no supōtsu wa, sensō-chū mattaku nichijō seikatsu kara massatsu sarete ita.
      During the war, sports were completely wiped out of everyday life in Japan.
  2. to deny
    • 1945, 太宰治, 惜別:
      もう (ぼく)はあの、科学救国論 (かがくきゅうこくろん)全部 (ぜんぶ)抹殺 (まっさつ)します。
      Mō boku wa ano, kagaku kyūkoku ron wa zenbu, massatsu shimasu.
      These days I completely deny all of the arguments that science will save the nation.
  3. to kill

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

抹殺 (malsal) (hangeul 말살)

  1. Hanja form? of 말살.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

VerbEdit

抹殺

  1. Hán tự form of mạt sát.