Japanese Word Entry

促す
Kana:うながす
Romaji:unagasu
Definitions:
  1. to urge, to encourage, to press, to prompt, to draw (attention to)

  2. to stimulate (e.g. growth), to hasten (e.g. development), to quicken, to accelerate, to promote


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Chinese characters used in this word

stimulate, urge, press, demand, incite, hurry, close
Readings
Mandarin: ㄘㄨˋ (cù), ㄔㄨㄛˋ (chuò)
Cantonese: cuk1
Japanese: ソク (soku) / うなが.す (unagasu)、 せまる (semaru)
Korean: 촉 (chog)
Vietnamese: xúc