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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to shut; to close; to fasten; to lock
Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
2. to block (a street, entrance, etc.)Only applies to とざす
  • にほん日本
  • べいいちば米市場
  • ゆにゅう輸入
  • にたいに対し
  • 閉ざされている
  • Japan's rice market is closed to imports.
Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
3. to shut in (with snow, ice, etc.); to shut off; to cut off; to cover (e.g. in darkness)Only applies to とざす, usu. in the passive
  • みずうみ
  • こおり
  • 閉ざされた
  • The lake was bound in ice.
Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
4. to consume (with negative feelings); to fill (e.g. with sadness); to bury (e.g. in grief)Only applies to とざす, usu. in the passive
Other forms
鎖す 【とざす】鎖す 【さす】

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