Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
放棄, 抛棄
Kana Reading
ほうき
Romaji
hōki
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    abandonment; renunciation; resignation; abdication (responsibility, right)
    Example sentence
    理事会海外持ち株放棄すること議決しました The Board of Trustees voted to divest the organization's overseas holdings.

Examples of 放棄, 抛棄, ほうき in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

13 strokes

abandon, throw away, discard, resign, reject, sacrifice

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: す.てる

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JLPT 3

8 strokes

set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate

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7 strokes

hurl

On'Yomi: ホウ

Kun'Yomi: なげう.つ

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