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Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
esp. 捜す
to search (for something lost), to seek (a suspect in a crime)chercher, rechercher

esp. 探す
to search (for something desired, needed), to look forsuchen, fahnden, ausfindig machen

ON: タンKUN: さぐ.る, さが.す
grope, search, look for

ON: ソウ, シュ, シュウKUN: さが.す
search, look for, locate

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
あちこちでそれを捜した。Parts: 彼方此方 (あちこち), 其れ (それ), 探す (さがす)I have looked for it up and down.
Ich habe überall danach gesucht.

3週間仕事を捜して、やっと給料のよい仕事を見つけた。Parts: 週間 (しゅうかん), 仕事 (しごと), 探す (さがす), やっと, 給料 (きゅうりょう), 良い (よい), 仕事 (しごと), 見つける (みつける)Après avoir passé trois semaines à chercher un travail, il en trouva un bien payé.
After spending three weeks looking for a job, he found a well-paid one.

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