こすkosu Inflection

godan ~す verb:

  • to cross over (e.g. mountain); to go across
  • to go over (e.g. with audience)
  • to pass time (e.g. a winter)
  • to surpass; to be better than; to exceed - often 超す
  • to move house
  • to go; to come - honorific language お越し

funeha今夜kon'ya赤道sekidouwo越すkosuだろうdarou The ship will cross the equator tonight.

karehatoshiwo越すkosuことができなかったkotogadekinakatta He could not live out the year.

2030nenまでmadeにはnihazen人口jinkouno21パーセントPAASENTOga65saiwo越すkosuようになるyouninaru By 2030 twenty-one percent of its population will be over sixty-five.

Kanji definition:

エツETSUオツOTSUko.su~こ ko.su~ご go.shiえるko.eru~ご go.e

surpass; cross over; move to; exceed; Vietnam

Strokes:
12
Radical:
走赱 run
SKIP:
3-7-5
UTF:
8d8a
JIS208:
17-59
Nanori:
えちechiえっeoこえkoeこしkoshiごえgoeごしgoshiごやgoya
Hangul:
월 [weol]활 [hwal]
Pinyin:
yuè
Stroke order:
Example words:
勝ち越しかちこしkachikoshi
having more wins than losses; taking the lead
越えるこえるkoeru
to cross over; to cross; to pass through; to pass over (out of); to go beyond; to go past; / to exceed; to surpass; to be more (than)
引っ越しひっこしhikkoshi
moving (dwelling, office, etc.); changing residence
持ち越すもちこすmochikosu
to carry over; to carry forward; to keep (for later); to defer
上越じょうえつjouetsu
area on Japan Sea side of Japan, including Niigata

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