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干す, 乾す

JLPT 2
Kana Reading
ほす
Romaji
hosu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to air; to dry; to desiccate
    Example sentence
    梅雨晴れ間洗濯物干す気分もうでした Drying the washing on a fine day in the rainy season; I felt like it was already summer.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to drain (off)
    Example sentence
    なんで途中突然干されるようになってしまっただろう I wonder why he was suddenly dropped from the team half way through?
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to drink up
    Example sentence
    照るうち干せ。 Make hay while the sun shines.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to deprive of a role, job, etc. (usu. in the passive)
    Example sentence
    天気よいときには寝具干しなさい Air the bedclothes when the weather is good.

Examples of 干す, 乾す, ほす in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
干す
Plain Polite
干します
Negative
干さない
Negative Polite
干しません

Past

Plain
干した
Plain Polite
干しました
Negative
干さなかった
Negative Polite
干しませんでした

Te

Plain
干して
Plain Polite
干しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
干される
Plain Polite
干されます
Negative
干されない
Negative Polite
干されません

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