Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 撃つ(うつ) in Japanese

撃つ, 討つ, 射つ
JLPT 3
Kana Reading
うつ
Romaji
utsu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `tsu' ending
    Meaning
    to shoot (at)
    Example sentence
    被告人審理保安係りピストル掴み判事撃った。 The defendant was about stand trial when he grabbed the deputy's gun and shot the judge.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to attack; to defeat; to destroy; to avenge
    Example sentence
    猟師撃った。 The hunter shot a bear.

Examples of 撃つ, 討つ, 射つ, うつ in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
撃つ
Plain Polite
撃ちます
Negative
撃たない
Negative Polite
撃ちません

Past

Plain
撃った
Plain Polite
撃ちました
Negative
撃たなかった
Negative Polite
撃ちませんでした

Te

Plain
撃って
Plain Polite
撃ちまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
撃たれる
Plain Polite
撃たれます
Negative
撃たれない
Negative Polite
撃たれません


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

10 strokes

shoot, shine into, onto, archery

On'Yomi: シャ

Kun'Yomi: い.る, さ.す, う.つ

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JLPT 1

10 strokes

chastise, attack, defeat, destroy, conquer

On'Yomi: トウ

Kun'Yomi: う.つ

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JLPT 1

15 strokes

beat, attack, defeat, conquer

On'Yomi: ゲキ

Kun'Yomi: う.つ

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