Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
汚す, 穢す JLPT 2
Kana Reading
よごす, けがす
Romaji
yogosu, kegasu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to pollute; to contaminate; to soil; to make dirty; to stain
    Example sentence
    松野の家名けがすことないようにお願いしますよ。 Please don't do anything that would besmirch the Matsuno family name!
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to disgrace; to dishonour; to dishonor; to defile
    Example sentence
    寝具土埃汚してしまいました Also my bedding got dirt on it.

Examples of 汚す, 穢す, よごす, けがす in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
汚す
Plain Polite
汚します
Negative
汚さない
Negative Polite
汚しません

Past

Plain
汚した
Plain Polite
汚しました
Negative
汚さなかった
Negative Polite
汚しませんでした

Te

Plain
汚して
Plain Polite
汚しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
汚される
Plain Polite
汚されます
Negative
汚されない
Negative Polite
汚されません

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JLPT 2

6 strokes

dirty, pollute, disgrace, rape, defile

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