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時間をつぶす
時間を潰す
Readings
じかんをつぶす
jikanwotsubusu
English
Expression
Godan verb with 'su' ending
to kill time

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 時間をつぶす, 時間をつぶします
[does], will [do]
時間をつぶさない, 時間をつぶしません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 時間をつぶした, 時間をつぶしました
[did]
時間をつぶさなかった, 時間をつぶしませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 時間をつぶして, 時間をつぶしまして 時間をつぶさないで, 時間をつぶしませんで 時間をつぶさなくて
Kanjis
ON: KUN: とき, -どき
time, hour

Stroke: 10 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 1-4-6 FC: 6404.4


ON: カン, ケン KUN: あいだ, ま, あい
interval, space

Stroke: 12 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 3-8-4 FC: 7760.0


ON: カイ, エ KUN: つぶ.す, つぶ.れる, つい.える
crush, smash, break, dissipate

Stroke: 15 SKIP: 1-3-12 FC: 3518.8


Phrases
彼らはトランプをして時間をつぶした。
Parts: 彼ら (かれら) トランプ 時間をつぶす (じかんをつぶす)
They killed time playing cards.
They passed time by playing cards.

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