Definition of 亡くす

なくすnakusu Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

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

Example Sentences

watashiha14sainoときtokinichichiwoくも膜下出血kumomakukashukketsude亡くしたnakushita
I lost my father to a subarachnoid haemorrhage when I was fourteen.
musumewoなくしてnakushiteすっかりsukkarikokorono張りharigaなくなりましたnakunarimashita
Losing my daughter has taken away my will to live.
両親ryoushinwo飛行機hikouki事故jikodeなくしたnakushitanoだったdatta
He lost his parents in a plane accident.
ottowo亡くしてnakushite以来irai彼女kanojohamiwo持ちくずしたmochikuzushita
She has gone to the bad since she lost her husband.
ottowo亡くしたnakushita婦人fujinha未亡人miboujinですdesu
A woman whose husband has died is a widow.

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