Definition of 亡くす

なくすnakusu Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to lose (through death) (e.g. wife, child)

Example Sentences

I lost my father to a subarachnoid haemorrhage when I was fourteen.
Losing my daughter has taken away my will to live.
He lost his parents in a plane accident.
She has gone to the bad since she lost her husband.
A woman whose husband has died is a widow.

© Based on JMdict, KANJIDIC2, and JMnedict, property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group's licence. Example sentences from the Tatoeba project (CC BY 2.0). Kanji stroke order data from the KanjiVG project by Ulrich Apel (CC BY-SA 3.0). See comprehensive list of data sources for more info.