Meaning

Primary

To Burn Something

Alternative

To Burn

Word Type

transitive verb, godan verb

Explanation

Because the hiragana ends with an sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means burn and the verb vocab version is to burn something (or to burn).

Reading

もやす
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is when you're burning something. To remember this meaning, you have to remember the part. So, just think of your friend Moe (), and how you're going to burn him... uh... just a little bit.

Context

Context Sentences

何かを完全に灰になるまで燃やすことが大好きだ。

I really like burning things until they’re reduced to ashes.

Kanji Composition