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Godan verb with 'su' ending
to cross over a pass, to finish the most difficult part, to be over the worst (e.g. an illness)franchir un col, passer un coleinen Pass überqueren, den Höhepunkt überschreiten

KUN: とうげ
mountain peak, mountain pass, climax, crest, (kokuji)

ON: エツ, オツKUN: こ.す, -こ.す, -ご.し, こ.える, -ご.え
surpass, cross over, move to, exceed, Vietnam

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
ブームは峠を越した。Parts: ブーム, 峠を越す (とうげをこす)The boom has peaked out.

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