JLPT N2 Vocabulary


to pierce; to stab; to prick; to stick; to thrust; to sting

JLPT N2 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【さす】(sasu)


  1. to pierce; to stab; to prick; to stick; to thrust
  2. to sting; to bite
  3. to sew; to stitch; to embroider​
  4. to pole (a boat)
  5. to catch (with a limed pole)​
  6. to put (a runner) out; to pick off​

Type: Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verb

Level: JLPT N2 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

A mosquito bit me.
Example #2

ka ni sasareta.
I was stung (bit) by a mosquito.
Example #3

hari de yubi wo sashita.
I pricked my finger with a needle.