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Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass)

Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 擦る, 擦ります
[does], will [do]
擦らない, 擦りません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 擦った, 擦りました
擦らなかった, 擦りませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 擦って, 擦りまして 擦らないで, 擦りませんで 擦らなくて
ON: サツ KUN: す.る, す.れる, -ず.れ, こす.る, こす.れる
grate, rub, scratch, scrape, chafe, scour

Stroke: 17 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-14 FC: 5309.9

ON: KUN: ま.する, さす.る, す.る
chafe, rub, polish, grind, scrape

Stroke: 15 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 3-3-12 FC: 0025.5

ON: KUN: みが.く, す.る
grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)

Stroke: 16 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 3-3-13 FC: 0026.6

ON: ライ KUN: す.る
grind, mash, grate

Stroke: 16 SKIP: 1-3-13 FC: 5106.6

Parts: 石鹸 (せっけん) 付ける (つける) ごしごし 擦る (こする) 汚れ (よごれ) 落ちる (おちる)
Rub briskly with soap, and the stain will soon wash off.

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