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Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to shave (wood or leather), to sharpen, to plane, to whittle, to pare, to scrape offraboter, tailler, usiner

to shave off (e.g. a budget, expenses, a salary, etc.), to curtail, to cut downdiminuer, réduire
to cross out, to reduce, to curtail, to remove, to erase, to deleterayer, supprimerfeilen, anspitzen, abschaben, hobeln, abhobeln, ausstreichen, wegstreichen, einschränken, kürzen
ON: サクKUN: けず.る, はつ.る, そ.ぐ
plane, sharpen, whittle, pare

ON: KUN: と.く, と.かす, す.く, けず.る, くしけず.る
comb (hair)

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼の名前はリストから削られた。Parts: (かれ), 名前 (なまえ), リスト, から, 削る (けずる)Il a été rayé de la liste.
He was struck off the list.

私はナイフで鉛筆を削った。Parts: (わたし), ナイフ, 鉛筆 (えんぴつ), 削る (けずる)I sharpened a pencil with a knife.

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