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sasu
godan verb, transitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 指す

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to point
  2. to nominate; to select someone; to specify some person
  3. to identify; to indicate; to point out

Definition and Synonyms for 指す

Show indicate a place, direction, person, or thing
Synonyms: 指す, 指摘, 指示, 指し示す, 示す, 見す, 見せる
Call Attention point out carefully and clearly
Synonyms: 指す, 指摘, 指示, 示す
Point Up emphasize, especially by identification
Synonyms: 指す
Point mark with diacritics
Synonyms: 指す
Orient be oriented
Synonyms: 指す, 指示
Show either spatially or figuratively
Synonyms: 指す, 指摘, 指示, 指し示す, 示す, 見す, 見せる

Meanings for each kanji in 指す

finger; point to; indicate; put into; play (chess); measure (ruler) Kanji Details »

Categories 指す is a member of

Inform impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
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Show indicate a place, direction, person, or thing
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Accentuate to stress, single out as important
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Tag attach a tag or label to
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Lie be located or situated somewhere
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 指す

Conjugations for 指す

masu stem Form
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sashi
Negative stem Form
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sasa
te-form
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sashite
Negative te-form Form
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sasanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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sasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasanai
Past Indicative Form
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sashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sasanakatta
Presumptive Form
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sasou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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sashimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sashimasen
Past Indicative Form
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sashimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sashimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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sashimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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sashitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sashitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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sashitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sashitakunakatta
te-form
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sashitakute
Negative te-form Form
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sashitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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sashitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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sase
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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sashinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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saseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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sashitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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sashitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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saseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasenai
Past Indicative Form
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saseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sasenakatta
te-form
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sasete
Negative te-form Form
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sasenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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sasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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sasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sasemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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sasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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sasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sasarenakatta
te-form
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sasarete
Negative te-form Form
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sasarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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sasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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sasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sasaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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sasaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasasenai
Past Indicative Form
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sasaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sasasenakatta
te-form
[()···]
sasasete
Negative te-form Form
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sasasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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sasasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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sasasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sasasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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sasaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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sasaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sasaserarenakatta
te-form
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sasaserarete
Negative te-form Form
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sasaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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sasaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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sasaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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sasaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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sasaseraremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 指す

It's rude to point at anyone.
The word refers to not only adults but also children.
It is rude to point at people.
It is freezing cold.
The "Coalition of the Willing" is a phrase that refers to the countries that fought together against Iraq in the Iraq War.

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