使shi

noun:

  • messenger
  • police and judicial chief (Heian and Kamakura periods) - abbreviation 検非違使
  • klesha (polluting thoughts such as greed, hatred and delusion, which result in suffering) - Buddhism term 煩悩

Kanji definition:

使

SHIつかtsuka.uつかtsuka.i~つか tsuka.i~づか zuka.i

use; send on a mission; order; messenger; envoy; ambassador; cause

Strokes:
8
Radical:
人亻 human
SKIP:
1-2-6
UTF:
4f7f
JIS208:
27-40
Hangul:
사 [sa]
Pinyin:
shǐ / shì
Stroke order:
Example words:
大使たいしtaishi
ambassador
使うつかうtsukau
to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of; to put to use; / to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to employ; to handle; to manage; to manipulate; / to use (time, money, etc.); to spend; to consume; / to use (language); to speak
使用しようshiyou
use; application; employment; utilization; utilisation
行使こうしkoushi
use; exercise (of one's right, authority, power, etc.)
大使館たいしかんtaishikan
embassy

Partial results:

使つかうtsukau Inflection

godan ~う verb / transitive:

  • to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of; to put to use
  • to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to employ; to handle; to manage; to manipulate 人使い
  • to use (time, money, etc.); to spend; to consume
  • to use (language); to speak 言葉遣い

アジア諸国AJIAshokokuなどnadoからkara出稼ぎdekaseginiきたkita外国人gaikokujinwoメイドMEIDOとしてtoshite使うtsukaunoga常識joushikinoようになっているyouninatteiru It has become common practise to employ foreigners working abroad from Asian countries as maids.

あぁaaいらいらirairaするsuru・・・今やimayaパソコンPASOKONwo使うtsukauたびtabini頭痛zutsuugaするsuruyo So annoying... Now I get a headache whenever I use the computer!

使しようshiyou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • use; application; employment; utilization; utilisation

使用shiyouするsurumaenibinwo振ってfutteくださいkudasai Shake the bottle before using.

使しめいshimei

noun:

  • mission; errand
  • task; duty; obligation

彼らkareraha使命shimeiwo果たしたhatashita They accomplished their mission.

使つかいtsukai

noun:

  • errand; mission; going as envoy 使いにやる
  • messenger; bearer; errand boy; errand girl
  • familiar spirit 使い魔

suffix noun / prefix noun:

  • use; usage; user; trainer; tamer; charmer - often read as づかい when used as a suffix 魔法使い

そのsono洗濯機sentakukino使いtsukai心地gokochihaどうdouですかdesuka」「まあまあmaamaaですdesu "How do you find your washing-machine?" "Not so bad."

bokuhachichino使いtsukaideそこsokoni行ったitta I went there on an errand for Father.

使つかいみちtsukaimichi使使

noun:

  • purpose; utility; objective
  • way to use something

tetsuha使い道tsukaimichino多いooi金ぞく金zokuda Iron is a metal with many uses.

使しようにんshiyounin

noun:

  • employee; servant

watashiha使用人shiyouninno一人woくびにしたkubinishita I discharged one of my servants.

使しとshito

noun:

  • purpose for which money is spent; the way money is spent; how goods are used
使つかいかたtsukaikata

noun:

  • way to use something; treatment; management (of help)

人類jinruiだけdakegahino使い方tsukaikatawo知っているshitteiru Only man knows how to use fire.

使しようずみshiyouzumi

~の noun / noun:

  • already finished being used; second-hand; no longer used
使しせつshisetsu

noun / ~の noun:

  • envoy; embassy; mission; delegate

政府seifuha外国gaikokuhe使節shisetsuwo派遣hakenしたshita The government dispatched missions abroad.

使しようりょうshiyouryou

noun:

  • rent; hire
使つかいすてtsukaisuteつかいずてtsukaizute使irr.

~の noun / noun:

  • throwaway; disposable

使い捨てtsukaisuteスポイトSUPOITOhaどうdouka How about using disposable droppers?

使しようしゃshiyousha

noun:

  • user; consumer
  • employer

特定tokuteino文脈bunmyakudeどんなdonnakatariwo使うtsukauべきbekika知っているshitteiruhitohakatarino有効なyuukouna使用者shiyoushaであるdearu An effective writer is one who knows what sort of words should be employed in any specific context.

使つかいわけtsukaiwake使使irr. Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • proper use; using (different things) for different purposes

引用in'youしたshita問題mondaiではありませんdehaarimasenga関係代名詞kankeidaimeishito関係副詞kankeifukushino使い分けtsukaiwakewo問うtou問題mondaigaリーディングRIIDEINGUセクションSEKUSHONにはnihaありますarimasu The problem quoted isn't one, but there are problems in the reading section that ask you to distinguish relative pronouns from relative adverbs.

使ししゃshisha

noun / ~の noun:

  • messenger; envoy; emissary

使者shishahaひそかにhisokaniロンドンRONDONhe出発したshuppatsushita The messenger left for London in secret.

使しとshito

noun / ~の noun:

  • apostle; disciple

しかしshikashi使徒shitoたちtachihaそのsono危険kikenni気付いたkizuita However the disciples awoke to that danger.

使つかいきるtsukaikiru使 Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to use up; to exhaust; to wear out

科学者kagakushanonakaにはnihanen以内inaini世界sekaino石油sekiyu資源shigenwo使い切るtsukaikiruだろうdarouto予言yogenするsurumonomoいるiru Some scientists predict that the world oil reserves will be used up within a century.

使つかいものtsukaimono使

noun:

このkono古いfuruiスーツSUUTSUhaもうmouほとんどhotondo使いものtsukaimonoにならないninaranai新しいatarashiinowo買わkawaなきゃならないnakyanaranaiだろうdarou This old suit is just about done for; I shall have to get a new one.

使つかいわけるtsukaiwakeru使 Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to use properly; to use (different things) for different purposes
使つかいこなすtsukaikonasu使 Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to handle (men); to master (a tool); to manage; to acquire a command of (a language)

kareha英語eigowoうまくumaku使いこなすtsukaikonasu He has a good command of English.

使つかいはたすtsukaihatasu使 Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to use up; to squander

自分jibunたちtachinoお金okanewo全部zenbu使い果たすtsukaihatasuなんてnanteばかげているbakageteiru It would be ridiculous to spend all their money.

使つかいなれるtsukainareru使使 Inflection

ichidan verb:

  • to get accustomed to using
使つかいこむtsukaikomu使old Inflection

godan ~む verb / transitive:

  • to embezzle; to misappropriate; to peculate
  • to accustom oneself to using; to use for a long time
使つかいはしりtsukaihashiriつかいばしりtsukaibashiri Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • running errands

彼女のkanojono使い走りtsukaihashiriwoしようshiyouto一人no少年shounenga待機taikiしたshita A boy stood by to run errands for her.

使つかいてtsukaite

noun:

  • user; consumer; employer
  • master (e.g. of swordsmanship)
  • prodigal; spendthrift

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