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Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
to erase, to delete, to cross outéteindre (appareil), effacer, supprimer

to turn off power
to extinguish, to put out
to bump offгасить, стирать (написанное), отключать питаниеlöschen, auslöschen, ausblasen ersticken, ausmachen, abdrehen, ausdrehen, abschalten, verwischen, tilgen, streichen, stoppen, töten, liquidieren, ermorden

ON: ショウKUN: き.える, け.す
extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
電気を消すのを忘れないで。Parts: 電気 (でんき), 消す (けす), 忘れる (わすれる)N'oublie pas d'éteindre la lumière.
Don't forget to turn the light off.

私はお前を消せと命令されている。Parts: (わたし), お前 (おまえ), 消す (けす), 命令 (めいれい), 為れる (される)I have orders to waste you.

あなたは不必要な語は消したほうがよい。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 不必要 (ふひつよう), (ご), 消す (けす), 方がいい (ほうがいい)You should cross out any word you don't need.

あなたが去る前には火を確実に消しなさい。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 去る (さる), (まえ), には, (ひ), 確実 (かくじつ), 消す (けす), なさい
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