Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
許す, 赦す, 聴す JLPT 3
Kana Reading
ゆるす
Romaji
yurusu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to permit; to allow; to approve
    Example sentence
    官軍入城許すとはどういう了見 What do you think you're doing letting the loyalists into the castle?
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to exempt (from fine); to excuse (from); to pardon; to forgive; to release; to let off
    Example sentence
    なんとかそこ支えよ。入市許すな。 Hold them there! Don't let them into the city!
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to confide in
    Example sentence
    サタンこうした行いなぜ許している、その理由聖書ヨブ記説明されている Why God allows these sort of actions by Satan is explained in Job in the New Testament.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to give up; to yield
    Example sentence
    痴漢本当に絶対に許さないです A molester is truly the enemy of women. I'll never let them get away with it.

Examples of 許す, 赦す, 聴す, ゆるす in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
許す
Plain Polite
許します
Negative
許さない
Negative Polite
許しません

Past

Plain
許した
Plain Polite
許しました
Negative
許さなかった
Negative Polite
許しませんでした

Te

Plain
許して
Plain Polite
許しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

11 strokes

pardon, forgiveness

On'Yomi: シャ

Kun'Yomi:

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JLPT 1

17 strokes

listen, headstrong, naughty, careful inquiry

On'Yomi: チョウ, テイ

Kun'Yomi: き.く, ゆる.す

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JLPT 3

11 strokes

permit, approve

On'Yomi: キョ

Kun'Yomi: ゆる.す, もと

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