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省く

Meaning

省く はぶく
Word or expression in common usage
Godan verb with `ku' ending
transitive verb
  • to omit
  • to eliminate
  • to curtail
  • to economize
  • to economise

Translations

  • cut out
  • pass over
  • skate over 【他動】elide〈文〉
  • overleap
  • short-circuit

Kanji

    • onyomiセイショウ
    • kunyomiかえり.みるはぶ.く
    • meaningfocus; government ministry; conserve

Sentences

  • Japanese 時を得た一針は九針の手間を省く
    English A stitch in time saves nine.
  • Japanese 機械は多くの人手を省く
    English Machinery dispenses with much labor.
  • Japanese これは主婦の手間を省く便利な器具です。
    English This is a great time-saving gadget for the housewife.
  • Japanese このロボットは多くの人手を省く
    English This robot dispenses with many hands.
  • Japanese この2行は省くべきだ。
    English You should leave out these two lines.
  • Japanese この2桁は省くべきだ。
    English You should leave out these two lines.
  • Japanese あなたはこの二行を省くべきだ。
    English You should leave out these two lines.

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