Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
差す JLPT 5
Kana Reading
さす
Romaji
sasu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to shine
    Example sentence
    ほお紅口紅差すだけ表情笑顔どんどん変わってくるす。 Expressions and smiles change like that just from applying rouge and lipstick.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be visible
    Example sentence
    には暗いさしている There's a shadow hanging over me.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be tinged with
    Example sentence
    ささずに歩きつづけた He went on walking in the rain without an umbrella.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to rise (of water levels); to flow in
    Example sentence
    すればさす Speak of angels and you hear their wings.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be felt (i.e. as an emotion); to come over one
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to hold up (an umbrella, etc.); to put up; to raise
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to extend one's arm straight ahead (in dance)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to insert; to put in
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to wear (a sword) in one's belt; to wear at one's side; to carry under one's arm
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to insert one's arm under an opponent's arm (in sumo)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to pole (a boat)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to pour; to add (liquid); to serve (drinks)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to put on (lipstick, etc.); to apply; to colour; to dye
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to light (a fire); to burn
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to shut; to close; to lock; to fasten
  • Parts of speech
    suffix, Godan verb with `su' ending
    Meaning
    to stop in the midst of; to leave undone

Examples of 差す, さす in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
差す
Plain Polite
差します
Negative
差さない
Negative Polite
差しません

Past

Plain
差した
Plain Polite
差しました
Negative
差さなかった
Negative Polite
差しませんでした

Te

Plain
差して
Plain Polite
差しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

10 strokes

distinction, difference, variation, discrepancy, margin, balance

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: さ.す, さ.し

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