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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 施す (hodokosu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 施す (hodokosu)

Kana: ほどこす
Kanji: 施す
Romaji: hodokosu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to give (time, money, goods), to donate, to do, to perform, to conduct, to apply (processing, makeup, etc.), to add (e.g. ornamentation, annotation), to sow, to seed, to scatter (e.g. fertilizer), to sprinkle, to spread far and wide
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

将来的には、子供にどの程度まで高い教育を施すかではなく、どのように教育を施すかが重要になるはずだ。
shouraiteki ni wa, kodomo ni dono teido made takai kyouiku o hodokosu ka de wa naku, dono you ni kyouiku o hodokosu ka ga juuyou ni naru hazu da.
In the future, how we educate our children may prove to be more important than how much we educate them.

そこに展示されているのはすり切れた革表紙の本で、華麗な装飾が施された表題ページが開いてある。
soko ni tenji sarete iru no wa surikireta kawabyoushi no hon de, karei na soushoku ga hodokosareta hyoudai peeji ga aite aru.
Inside is a well-worn, leather-bound book, propped open to an ornate title page.

施す (hodokosu)

教育は、親と学校のどちらが施すにせよ、知識を高めるだけではだめだ。人格の形成も教育に含まれている。
kyouiku wa, oya to gakkou no dochira ga hodokosu nise yo, chishiki o takameru dake de wa dame da. jinkaku no keisei mo kyouiku ni fukumarete iru.
Education, whether it comes from parents or schools, has to be about more than just cognitive skills. It also has to include character building.

彼らは、ひどく煙を吸い込んだだけでなく傷も負ったヘンリーに救急処置を施した。
karera wa, hidoku kemuri o suikonda dake de naku kizu mo otta henrii ni kyuukyuu shochi o hodokoshita.
They provided first aid to Henry, who was suffering from severe smoke inhalation and other wounds.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 施行 (shīxíng)
Korean: 베풀다 (bepulda)

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