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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 無くす (nakusu)

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Kana: なくす
Kanji: 無くす
Romaji: nakusu

Type: verb

Meaning: to lose something; to get rid of

Example sentences:

これは大切な本ですから、無くさないでください。
kore wa taisetsu na hon desu kara, nakusanaide kudasai.
This is an important book so please don’t lose it.

全財産をなくした。もう生きてるかいがない。
zenzaisan o nakushita. mou ikiteru kai ga nai.
I’ve lost all my fortune. I don’t want to live anymore.

無くす Verb Conjugation

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僕だけが握っているこの証拠、秘密を、君はなくしてしまいたいとは思わないか。
boku dake ga nigitte iru kono shouko, himitsu o, kimi wa nakushite shimaitai towa omowanai ka.
Do you wish these proofs, these secrets which I alone possess to be destroyed?

この方が出てくださらなければ、あなたさまは財布も時計もおなくしになったでしょう。
konokata ga dete kudasaranakereba, anatasama wa saifu mo tokei mo onakushi ni natta deshou.
They would have had your purse and watch if it hadn’t been for him.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 無くす (nakusu)

Similar words:

失う (ushinau)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 丢 (diū); 丢失 (diūshī)
Korean: 잃다 (ilhda)

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