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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 起こす (okosu)

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Kana: おこす
Kanji: 起す; 起こす
Romaji: okosu

Type: verb

Meaning: to raise; to wake up; to set up; to cause; to waken; to bring about; to trigger; to lead to

Example sentences:

彼女は寝起きが悪いから起さないほうがいいと思う。
kanojo wa neoki ga warui kara okosanai hou ga ii to omou.
She hates being woken up, so I think you should just let her sleep.

どうもお宅の中に大騒動を起してしまったようで、困りましたな。
doumo otaku no naka ni oosoudou o okoshite shimatta you de, komarimashita na.
I am sorry to see that I cause no small disturbance in your house.

起こす (okosu)

悪いしらせ以外にはわたしを起こすな。
warui shirase igai ni wa watashi o okosu na.
Never awaken me but for bad news.

午前一時半。なんだってこんな時間に起こしたんだ。
gozen ichijihan. nan datte konna jikan ni okoshitan da.
Half-past one only? Why would you rouse me at this hour?

Similar words:

引き起こす (hikiokosu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 叫醒 (jiàoxǐng); 引起 (yínqǐ)
Korean: 일으키다 (il-eukida)

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