JLPT N5 Vocabulary


to push; to press​

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【おす】(osu)


  • to push; to press​
  • to apply pressure from above; to press down​
  • to stamp (i.e. a passport); to apply a seal​
  • to affix (e.g. gold leaf)​
  • to press (someone for something); to urge; to compel; to influence
  • to overwhelm; to overpower; to repress​
  • to push (events along); to advance (a plan)​
  • to do in spite of …; to do even though …; to force​
  • to make sure​

Type: Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verb

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

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

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Example #1

kono botan wo oshite kudasai.
Please press this button.
Example #2

sonnani osanaide kudasai.
Don't push so hard.
Example #3

ushiro kara osu no wa yamete kure.
Stop pushing me from behind!
Example #4

kono botan wa oshidzurai.
This button is hard to press.
Example #5

watashi no shigoto wa inkan wo osu koto desu.
My job is stamping seals.

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