Words — 43 found

Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to polish; to shine; to brush (e.g. teeth); to grind (e.g. lens)
  • この
  • きんぞく金属
  • みが磨く
  • つや
  • でる
  • This metal burnishes well.
2. to refine (e.g. a skill); to improve; to cultivate
  • えんぎ演技
  • みが磨く
  • ために
  • そそ注ぐ
  • ちから
  • じゃま邪魔
  • する
  • もの
  • なに何も
  • ありませんでした
  • Nothing could hinder Kate from using all her energy to polish her performances.
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研く 【みがく】琢く 【みがく】
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Godan verb with gu ending, Transitive verb
1. to sharpen; to hone; to whet; to grind
2. to wash (rice)esp. 磨ぐ
3. to scour; to polish; to burnish
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磨ぐ 【とぐ】砥ぐ 【とぐ】
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Godan verb with ru ending, intransitive verb
1. to be worn down; to be reduced
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擦り減る 【すりへる】すり減る 【すりへる】
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to wear away; to rub down; to abrade
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擦り減らす 【すりへらす】磨り減らす 【すりへらす】
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Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to rub; to chafe; to strike (match); to file; to frost (glass)
  • マッチ
  • 擦って
  • パイプ
  • もって
  • いった
  • Kelly struck a match and put it to his pipe.
2. to lose (e.g. a match); to forfeit; to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)
  • ありがね
  • ぜんぶ全部
  • すって
  • しまった
  • We shot our wad.
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摩る 【する】磨る 【する】擂る 【する】
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Noun, Suru verb, No-adjective
1. wear; abrasion
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磨耗 【まもう】
磨耗: Irregular kanji usage.
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Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to polish up (on); to refine; to hone; to round out
2. to polish (by rubbing)
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磨きを掛ける 【みがきをかける】
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1. ground stone tool; polished stone tool
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1. Capricorn (10th zodiacal sign); the Goat
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Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to rub; to chafe
2. to wear out; to become worn
3. to lose one's innocence; to become sly
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磨れる 【すれる】摩れる 【すれる】擂れる 【すれる】
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to mash; to grind; to pulverize; to pulverise; to deface
2. to dissipate (a fortune); to run through; to lose
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磨り潰す 【すりつぶす】擂り潰す 【すりつぶす】擂りつぶす 【すりつぶす】磨りつぶす 【すりつぶす】擂潰す 【すりつぶす】
擂潰す: Irregular okurigana usage.
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Godan verb with mu ending, Transitive verb
1. to polish; to rub up
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磨きこむ 【みがきこむ】
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1. polishing; polished itemSee also 磨り出す
2. match (to light fire with)See also マッチ
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摺り出し 【すりだし】
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1. Buddha figure carved on a rock face
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摩崖仏 【まがいぶつ】
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Kanji — 1 found

16 strokes. JLPT N2. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)
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Sentences — 64 found

  • 74219
    • いっしょうけんめい一生懸命
    • みが磨きました
    • こま困った
    • いがい意外と
    • ていきゅう低級
    • ほうせき宝石
    • ストック
    • ない
    • こと
    • です
    I polished for all I was worth. The trouble is that my stock of low-grade gems was surprisingly low. Tatoeba
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Names — 185 found

おさむ 【磨】
Given name, gender not specified
1. Osamu
とぎ 【磨】
Family or surname
1. Togi
ますみ 【磨】
Unclassified name
1. Masumi
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