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掻き消すかき消す
Readings
かきけす
kakikesu
Meanings
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
to erase, to drown out (e.g. noise, sound)auslöschen, wegwischen

Kanji
ON: ソウKUN: か.く
scratch, rake, comb, paddle, behead

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

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

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼の声はその叫びでかき消された。Parts: (かれ), (こえ), 其の (その), 叫び (さけび), かき消す (かきけす)His voice was drowned by the yells.

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