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.

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
使つかいこみtsukaikomi Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • embezzlement
使つかいさきtsukaisaki

noun:

  • the place where one is sent on an errand
使つかいちんtsukaichin

noun:

  • messenger tip or charge
使つかいすてパスワードtsukaisutePASUWAADO

noun:

  • disposable password - IT term
使つかいすてそうちtsukaisutesouchi

noun:

  • throw-away device - IT term
使つかいどころtsukaidokoro使使

noun:

  • use
使つかいあるきtsukaiaruki

noun:

  • running errands
使つかいようtsukaiyou使

noun:

  • how to use
使つかいまわしtsukaimawashi使

noun:

使つかいだてtsukaidate Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • causing you trouble
使つかいりょうtsukairyou

noun:

  • use
使つかいかってtsukaikatteつかいがってtsukaigatte使つかいかってtsukaikatte使つかいがってtsukaigatte

expression / noun:

  • ease of use; user-friendliness; usability; utility
使つかいごこちtsukaigokochi

expression / noun:

  • ease of use; pleasantness of use; comfort level
使つかいふるしtsukaifurushi

~の noun / noun:

  • worn-out
使つかいすぎtsukaisugi使

noun:

  • overuse; overload
使つかいっぱしりtsukaippashiri使 Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • gofer; dogsbody; person who is made to do things or get things for someone else
使つかいごろtsukaigoro

noun:

  • handy
使つかいのこしtsukainokoshi

noun:

  • remnant; remainder; odds and ends; leavings

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