Meaning

Primary

To Project

Alternative

To Reflect

Word Type

transitive verb, godan verb

Explanation

You know that 映る is "to be reflected." Now you're doing the reflecting, which is really projecting (light). That's why this word is to project.

Reading

うつす
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The reading is the same as 映る. So long as you know the reading of 映る you should be able to read this one too.

Context

Common Word Combinations

  • アップで映す

    to show a close up view

    プロジェクターで映す

    to project with a projector

    カメラで映す

    to capture on camera

Context Sentences

他人は自分を映す鏡だと思うんです。

I think others are like mirrors reflecting ourselves.

スクリーンにスライドを映し始めてもらえますか?

Can you start projecting the slides onto the screen for me?

この映画、ここでベーグルをアップ映す意図は何なの?

What's the intention behind showing a close-up of a bagel here in this movie?

Kanji Composition