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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to polish; to shine; to burnish; to scour; to scrub; to brush (teeth); to grind (e.g. a lens)
  • この
  • きんぞく金属
  • みが磨く
  • つや
  • でる
  • This metal burnishes well.
Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
2. to refine (a skill, etc.); to improve; to hone; to polish (up); to cultivate (one's character)
    ケイト
  • 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】
Notes
研く: Rarely-used kanji form. 琢く: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Noun, Suru verb
1. dental brushing; brushing one's teeth
  • はみが歯磨き
  • なさい
  • Brush your teeth.
Noun
2. dentifrice; toothpaste; tooth powder
  • はみが歯磨き
  • どこ
  • Where's the toothpaste?
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3. Tooth brushingTooth brushing is form of hygiene, in which a person clea... Read more
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歯磨 【はみがき】
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Godan verb with gu ending, Transitive verb
1. to sharpen; to hone; to whet; to grind
Godan verb with gu ending, Transitive verb
2. to wash (rice)esp. 磨ぐ
Godan verb with gu ending, Transitive verb
3. to scour; to polish; to burnish
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磨ぐ 【とぐ】砥ぐ 【とぐ】
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Noun
1. snowman
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2. SnowmanA snowman is an anthropomorphic snow sculpture. They are ... Read more
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雪達磨 【ゆきだるま】雪ダルマ 【ゆきダルマ】ユキダルマ
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Noun, Suru verb, Intransitive verb
1. diligent application (to work or study); cultivating one's character by studying hardYojijukugo (four character compound)
Noun, Suru verb, Intransitive verb
2. mutual encouragement (to improve); working hard together; friendly rivalryYojijukugo (four character compound)
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切瑳琢磨 【せっさたくま】
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1. shoeshine; shoe polishing
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2. ShoeshinerShoeshiner or boot polisher is a profession in which a pe... Read more
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靴みがき 【くつみがき】靴磨 【くつみがき】
Notes
靴磨: Irregular okurigana usage.
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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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Noun
1. sycophant; apple-polisher; flatterer; brown-noser; ass-kisserUsually written using kana alone, Idiomatic expression
    ボブ
  • ほんとう本当に
  • ごますり
  • Bob is really a brown noser.
Noun
2. sesame seed grindingUsually written using kana alone
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胡麻擂り 【ごますり】ゴマすりゴマスリ
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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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Noun
1. tooth powder; toothpaste
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歯みがき粉 【はみがきこ】は磨き粉 【はみがきこ】はみがき粉 【はみがきこ】
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Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to rub; to chafe; to strike (match); to file; to frost (glass)
    ケリー
  • 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.
Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
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
1. daruma; tumbling doll; round, red-painted good-luck doll in the shape of Bodhidharma, with a blank eye to be completed when a person's wish is grantedUsually written using kana alone
Noun
2. BodhidharmaUsually written using kana alone
Noun
3. prostitute
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4. BodhidharmaBodhidharma was a Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th/... Read more
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ダルマ
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Noun, Suru verb, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Intransitive verb
1. wear; abrasion
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2. WearIn materials science, wear is erosion or sideways displac... Read more
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磨耗 【まもう】
Notes
磨耗: Irregular kanji usage.
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Noun, Suru verb, Transitive verb
1. grinding; polishing
Noun, Suru verb, Transitive verb
2. refining (a skill, knowledge, etc.); applying oneself (to study); disciplining oneself
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3. PolishingPolishing is the process of creating a smooth and shiny s... Read more
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研摩 【けんま】
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Noun, Suru verb, Transitive verb
1. polish (jewels); cultivation
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Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. veteran; battle-worn; schooled by adversity in many battles; hard-bitten; rich in experience; very experiencedYojijukugo (four character compound)
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百戦練磨 【ひゃくせんれんま】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with ku ending
1. to brush one's teeth
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歯をみがく 【はをみがく】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with ku ending
1. to polish one's shoes; to clean your shoes
    スーザン
  • ちちおや父親
  • くつをみが靴を磨いた
  • Susan shined her father's shoes.
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みが
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Ichidan verb
1. to polish up (on); to refine; to hone; to round out
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Ichidan verb
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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Kanji — 1 found

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