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Kanji in this term
ころ
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

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殺す (godan conjugation, hiragana ころす, rōmaji korosu)

  1. to kill
    • 1984 November 15, Murakami, Motoka, “鹿ンマたちのまき [The He-Men of Kagoshima]”, in けん [Musashi’s Sword], volume 17 (fiction), Tokyo: Shogakukan, →ISBN, page 18:
      よし! さっそくおめたちと (けい) ()さしたい!それがオレからの (へん) (れい)だ!この (なつ) () () () () (ころ)せるもんなら (ころ)してみろ
      Yoshi! Sassoku ome-tachi to keiko sa shitai! Sore ga ore kara no henrei da! Kono Natsuki Musashi koroseru mon nara koroshite miro!
      Alright! I’ll practice with all of you at once! Consider that my thank-you for welcomin’ me! If any of you think you can destroy me, Natsuki Musashi, do give it a go!
      ほんなら (なつ) ()ー‼まず (イッ) (バン)にオイと (しょう) ()じゃっ‼
      Hon nara Natsukī‼ Mazu ibban ni oi to shōbu ja'‼
      Awrite den, Natsuki‼ Ah’ll be yer first opponent‼
      (literally, “In that case, Natsuki‼ Settle with me first and foremost‼”)
  2. to suppress, stifle
     (こえ) (ころ)
    koe o korosu
    to say under one's breath

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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 4095102535.
  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,.