Meaning of さる in Japanese

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Definition of さる

さる(saru) · まし(mashi) · ましら(mashira)

猿 Kanji Details

  1. (n) monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata)

    I saw some monkeys climbing the tree.

  2. sly person
  3. sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut)
  4. clasp used to control the height of a pot-hook →Related words: 自在鉤
  5. bathhouse prostitute →Related words: 湯女
  1. (v5r, vi) to leave; to go away

    In 1900, he left England, and he never returned.

  2. to pass; to elapse

    The good old days have gone, never to return.

  3. to be distant
  4. (v5r, vt) to send away; to drive off; to divorce
  5. (suf, v5r) (after a -masu stem, esp. of a suru verb) ... completely
  6. (adj-pn) last ... (e.g. "last April")

    My sister married a high school teacher last June.


申 Kanji Details

  1. (n) ninth sign of Chinese zodiac (The Monkey, 3pm-5pm, west-southwest, July)

    I don't know how to thank you enough.

さる(saru) · しかる(shikaru) 然る

然 Kanji Details

  1. (adj-pn) a particular; a certain

    The industrialist found a wealthy financier to help him weather the storm which was inevitable.

  2. that kind of; such a

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