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How to say Kill In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
殺すころす
Pronunciation: korosu
How to Say It Outloud: koh-row-soo
Usage: This is a verb meaning 'to kill'. It can be used in various contexts, but it is very strong and should be used carefully.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は虫を殺した。
Example Sentence English:He killed a bug.
KanjiHiragana
殺害するさつがいする
Pronunciation: satsugai suru
How to Say It Outloud: sah-tsoo-gai soo-roo
Usage: This is a formal verb meaning 'to murder' or 'to kill'. It is used in serious contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:犯人は彼を殺害した。
Example Sentence English:The criminal murdered him.
KanjiHiragana
仕留めるしとめる
Pronunciation: shitomeru
How to Say It Outloud: shee-toe-meh-roo
Usage: This verb means 'to bring down' or 'to kill', usually used in the context of hunting.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は鹿を仕留めた。
Example Sentence English:He brought down a deer.

Dictionary

獲物えものCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • prey; catch; kill; game
Noun
  • spoils; trophy; loot; plunder
殺すころすCommon wordjlpt-n3
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to kill; to slay; to murder; to slaughter
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to suppress; to block; to hamper; to destroy (e.g. talent); to eliminate (e.g. an odour); to spoil (e.g. a flavour); to kill (e.g. one's speed)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to suppress (a voice, feelings, etc.); to hold back; to stifle (a yawn, laugh, etc.); to hold (one's breath)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to put out (a runner)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to pawn; to put in hock
害するがいするCommon wordjlpt-n1
Suru verb - special class
Transitive verb
  • to injure; to damage; to harm; to hurt
Suru verb - special class
Transitive verb
  • to kill
Suru verb - special class
Transitive verb
  • to hinder; to obstruct
倒すたおすCommon wordjlpt-n3
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to throw down; to bring down; to blow down; to fell; to knock down; to set (something) down on its side; to turn (something) on its side; to recline (e.g. a seat)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to kill; to defeat; to beat
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to overthrow; to trip up; to ruin
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to leave unpaid; to cheat
討ち取るうちとる
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to kill (with a weapon); to slay
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to defeat (an opponent); to beat
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to get (a batter) out
餌食えじき
Noun
  • prey (i.e. of a predator); kill
Noun
  • victim (of a crime, a hoax, etc.)
殺意さついCommon word
Noun
  • intent to kill; intent to murder; urge to kill; murderous impulse
ぶっ殺すぶっころす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to kill; to beat to death
キルキルCommon word
Noun
  • kill
Noun
  • kill (shot); smash; spike (in volleyball)
息の根を止めるいきのねをとめる
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Ichidan verb
  • to kill; to choke the life out of
毒殺どくさつ
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • poisoning; kill by poison
消すけすCommon wordjlpt-n5
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to erase; to rub out; to rub off; to cross out; to delete
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to turn off (a light, TV, heater, etc.); to switch off
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to extinguish (a fire, candle, etc.); to put out
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to remove (a smell, pain, etc.); to eliminate; to get rid of; to relieve (pain, anxiety, etc.); to neutralize (poison)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to drown out (a sound); to deaden; to absorb; to muffle
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to kill; to murder; to bump off; to rub out
斬るきるCommon wordjlpt-n2
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to kill (a human) using a blade (sword, machete, knife, etc.); to slice (off); to lop (off); to cut (off)
潰すつぶすCommon wordjlpt-n2
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to smash; to crush; to flatten
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to shut down; to put out of business; to force (a company) to close up shop
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to wreck; to break; to block; to thwart
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to butcher; to slaughter; to kill (livestock, for food)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to kill (time); to while away (the time); to use up (one's time)
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to waste (e.g. talents)
弑するしいする
Suru verb - special class
Transitive verb
  • to kill (one's master, king, father, etc.); to murder; to assassinate
討ち止めるうちとめる
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to kill (with a sword, knife, spear, etc.); to slay; to cut down
うちとめる
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to shoot dead; to kill (with a shot)
轢き殺すひきころす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to kill by running over
仕留めるしとめる
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to bring down (an animal, opponent, etc.); to kill; to shoot dead; to shoot down
枯らすからす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to let dry; to kill (vegetation); to season (lumber)

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