Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
翳す
Kana Reading
かざす
Romaji
kazasu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to hold up over one's head; to hold aloft
    Example sentence
    市長片手にかざした。 The mayor screened his eyes with his hand.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to hold one's hands out (e.g. towards a fire)
    Example sentence
    記念碑一番禎子がかざしている。 On top of the statue, Sadako is holding a golden crane over her head.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to shade one's eyes, face, etc.
    Example sentence
    メアリーはにかざして立っていた Mary stood with her hand shading her eyes.

Examples of 翳す, かざす in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
翳す
Plain Polite
翳します
Negative
翳さない
Negative Polite
翳しません

Past

Plain
翳した
Plain Polite
翳しました
Negative
翳さなかった
Negative Polite
翳しませんでした

Te

Plain
翳して
Plain Polite
翳しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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