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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 殺す (korosu)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: ころす
Kanji: 殺す
Romaji: korosu

Type: Verb

Meaning: to kill; to murder; to slaughter

Example sentences:

何を考えてるんですか?息子を殺す気ですか?
nani o kangaeterun desu ka. musuko o korosu ki desu ka.
What are you thinking? Are you trying to kill my son?

殺されるかと思ったんだぞ。
korosareru ka to omottan da zo.
I thought I was going to be killed.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 殺す (korosu)

誰があいつを殺すなんて言った。
dare ga aitsu o korosu nante itta.
Who has said a word about killing him?

わかったな、あいつを殺さなくてもいいってことが。
wakatta na, aitsu o korosanakute mo ii tte koto ga.
You understand there’s no need to kill him.

Similar words:

キル (kiru); 倒す (taosu); 仕留める (shitomeru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 杀 (shā)
Korean: 죽이다 (jug-ida)

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