Learn JLPT N3 Kanji

Meaning of 押

push

Onyomi

オウ
ou

Kunyomi

お(す)
o(su)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 オウ / お(す) 】

Meaning: push, stop, check, subdue, attach, seize, weight, shove, press, seal, do in spite of.

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How to write 押 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 8


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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

このボタンをおしてください。
kono botan wo oshite kudasai.
Please press this button.
Example #2

このぼたんはおしづらい。
kono botan wa oshidzurai.
This button is hard to press.
Example #3

かれはおしいれのなかでねていました。
kare wa oshiire no naka de neteimashita.
He was sleeping inside the closet.
Example #4

わたしのしごとはいんかんをおすことです。
watashi no shigoto wa inkan wo osu koto desu.
My job is stamping seals.
Example #5

かれがてでじぶんのくちをおさえた。
kare ga te de jibun no kuchi wo osaeta.
He covered his own mouth with his hand.
Example #6

かのじょのふあんがえいごをはなすのうりょくをおさえている。
kanojo no fuan ga eigo wo hanasu nouryoku wo osaeteiru.
Her anxiety limits her ability to speak English.

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