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[くすり()]
kusuri
noun

English Meaning(s) for 薬

noun
  1. medicine; pharmaceuticals; (legal) drugs; pill; ointment; salve
  2. efficacious chemical (gunpowder, pesticide, etc.)
  3. (pottery) glaze
  4. (illegal) drug; narcotic
  5. small bribe

Definition and Synonyms for 薬

Medicinal Drug something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Synonyms: メディスン, 医薬, 医薬品, , , 薬剤, 薬品, 薬餌, 飲み薬

Meanings for each kanji in 薬

» medicine; chemical; enamel; gunpowder; benefit

Categories 薬 is a member of

Drug a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
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Sample Sentences for 薬

If you take this medicine, you will feel better.
If I'm lucky enough for the medicine to work I can get to sleep after 1am but if I don't take it then I can't sleep until about 4am.
The physician prescribed his patient some medicine.
The doctor just tells me when to take each medicine.
Take this medicine three times a day.

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