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togu
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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togu
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togu

English Meaning(s) for 研ぐ

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to sharpen; to hone; to whet; to grind
  2. to wash (rice) (esp. 磨ぐ)
  3. to scour; to polish; to burnish

Definition and Synonyms for 研ぐ

Wash cleanse (one's body) with soap and water
Synonyms: すすぐ, すすぐ, 水洗, 洗う, 洗浄, 洗滌, 洗濯, 研ぐ
Sharpen give a point to
Synonyms: 研ぐ
Brush Up bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
Synonyms: さする, 推敲, 摩する, 擦る, 研ぐ, 研磨, 磨く
Shine make (a surface) shine
Synonyms: 摩する, 研ぐ, 研磨, 磨く
Strop sharpen on a strop
Synonyms: 研ぐ
Whet sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone
Synonyms: 研ぐ
Hone sharpen with a hone
Synonyms: 研ぐ
Scrub clean with hard rubbing
Synonyms: 摩する, 研ぐ, 磨く
Sharpener any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper
Synonyms: シャープナー, 研ぎ, 研ぐ

Meanings for each kanji in 研ぐ

» polish; study of; sharpen

Categories 研ぐ is a member of

Change Shape assume a different shape or form
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Fancify make more beautiful
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Perfect make perfect or complete
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Sharpen make sharp or sharper
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Rub move over something with pressure
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Implement instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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Clean clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 研ぐ

Conjugations for 研ぐ

masu stem
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togi
Negative stem
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toga
te-form
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toide
Negative te-form
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toganakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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toganaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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togu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toganai
Past Indicative Form
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toida
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toganakatta
Presumptive Form
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togou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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togimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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togimasen
Past Indicative Form
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togimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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togimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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togimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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togitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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togitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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togitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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togitakunakatta
Adjective stem
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togita
te-form
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togitakute
Negative te-form
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togitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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togitaku
Provisional Form
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togitakereba
Provisional Negative Form
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togitakunakereba
Conditional Form
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togitakattara
Conditional Negative Form
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togitakunakattara
Objective Form
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togitasa
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toge
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toginasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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togeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toganakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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toganakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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toidara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toganakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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toidari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··]
togeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
togenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··]
togeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
togenakatta
masu-stem
[()·]
toge
te-form
[()··]
togete
Negative te-form
[()····]
togenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
togemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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togemasen
Past Indicative Form
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togemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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togemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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togareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
togarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
togareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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togarenakatta
masu stem
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togare
te-form
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togarete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
togarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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togaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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togaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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togaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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togaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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togaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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togasenai
Past Indicative Form
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togaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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togasenakatta
masu stem
[()··]
togase
te-form
[()···]
togasete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
togasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
togasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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togasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
togasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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togasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
togasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
togasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
togasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
togasarenakatta
masu stem
[()···]
togasare
te-form
[()····]
togasarete
Negative te-form
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togasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·····]
togasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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togasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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togasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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togasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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togan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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togazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toganu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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togazaru

Sample Sentences for 研ぐ

He died a sad death.
He was sharpening a knife.
She always has some axe to grind.
A cat was sharpening its claws against a post.
The year 1980 saw the fastest economic growth in that country.

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