Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
制する JLPT 1
Kana Reading
せいする
Romaji
seisuru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    suru verb - special class, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to hold back (e.g. emotions); to rein in (e.g. a horse, unruly people); to bridle
    Example sentence
    彼ら国会過半数制した They commanded a majority in the Diet.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to get the better of
    Example sentence
    理性情欲制すること出来る He is able to subordinate passion to reason.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to control; to command
    Example sentence
    持って制す We've got to fight fire with fire!

Examples of 制する, せいする in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
制する
Plain Polite
制します
Negative
制しない
Negative Polite
制しません

Past

Plain
制した
Plain Polite
制しました
Negative
制しなかった
Negative Polite
制しませんでした

Te

Plain
制して
Plain Polite
制しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

8 strokes

system, law, rule

On'Yomi: セイ

Kun'Yomi:

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