Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
起こす, 起す JLPT 4
Kana Reading
おこす
Romaji
okosu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to raise; to cause; to wake someone
    Example sentence
    最近寝てるときこむらがえり起こします Recently I get leg cramps when I sleep.

Examples of 起こす, 起す, おこす in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
起こす
Plain Polite
起こします
Negative
起こさない
Negative Polite
起こしません

Past

Plain
起こした
Plain Polite
起こしました
Negative
起こさなかった
Negative Polite
起こしませんでした

Te

Plain
起こして
Plain Polite
起こしまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
起こされる
Plain Polite
起こされます
Negative
起こされない
Negative Polite
起こされません

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JLPT 4

10 strokes

rouse, wake up, get up

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