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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 押す (osu)

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Kana: おす
Kanji: 押す
Romaji: osu

Type: Verb

Meaning: to push; to press; to apply pressure from above; to apply a seal

Example sentences:

ここを押すと、ドアが閉まります。
koko o osu to, doa ga shimarimasu.
The door will close when you press this.

女子の家のピンポン押したことあるの?
joshi no ie no pinpon oshita koto aru no.
Have you ever rung a girl’s doorbell before?


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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 押す (osu)

リセットボタン押されたみたいに、頭の中が真っ白になった。
risetto botan osareta mitai ni, atama no naka ga masshiro ni natta.
My head went blank as if someone just pressed a reset button.

静かに押すと、戸は音をたてて、すこし開いた。
shizuka ni osu to, to wa oto o tatete, sukoshi hiraita.
I pressed gently and the door yielded a crack.

静寂が鼓膜を押した。
seijaku ga komaku o oshita.
Silence pressed upon my ears.

Similar words:

押し付ける (oshitsukeru); 圧す (hesu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 推 (tuī); 按 (àn)
Korean: 누르다 (nuleuda), 밀다 (milda)


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