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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to hear
  • いちばん一番
  • チャンネル
  • えいご英語
  • 、7
  • ばん
  • チャンネル
  • にほんご日本語
  • 聞き
  • になれます
  • You can hear English on Channel 1, and Japanese on Channel 7.
2. to listen (e.g. to music)usu. 聴く
  • きのう昨日
  • あの
  • じゅぎょう授業
  • こうぎ講義
  • 聞いていました
  • がくせい学生
  • たずねた
  • "Did you hear the lecture in that class yesterday?" asked the student.
3. to ask; to enquire; to queryformal 聴く
4. to learn of; to hear about
5. to follow (advice); to comply with
6. to smell (esp. incense); to sample fragranceOnly applies to 聞く, Only applies to 聴く, See also 香を聞く
Other forms
聴く 【きく】訊く 【きく】
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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to write; to compose; to pen
2. to draw; to paintSee also 描く かく
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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to put; to place
  • それ
  • テーブル
  • うえ
  • 置き
  • なさい
  • Lay it on the table.
2. to leave (behind)
  • あいにく
  • わたし
  • カメラ
  • いえ
  • おいて
  • きた
  • As it happens, I have left the camera at home.
3. to establish (an organization, a facility, a position, etc.); to set up
4. to appoint (someone to a certain position); to hire; to employ
5. to place (one's trust, one's faith, etc); to bear (in mind etc)
6. to put down a tool (e.g. a pen) hence stopping what one is doing with that tool
7. to take in (boarders, etc.); to provide lodging in one's house
8. to separate spatially or temporally
Godan verb with ku ending, Auxiliary verb
9. to do something in advanceUsually written using kana alone, after the -te form of a verb
  • かのじょ彼女
  • いつも
  • じぶん自分
  • へや部屋
  • きれい
  • して
  • おく
  • She always keeps her room clean.
10. to leave something in a certain state; to keep something in a certain stateUsually written using kana alone, after the -te form of a verb
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to work; to labor; to labour
  • かれ
  • じかん時間
  • いじょう以上
  • ぶっつづぶっ続け
  • はたら働いた
  • He worked more than five hours on end.
2. to function; to operate; to be effective; to work (i.e. ... works); to come into play
  • スイッチ
  • じかんどお時間通りに
  • はたら働かなかった
  • The switch didn't work on time.
3. to commit (e.g. a crime); to perpetrate; to do; to act; to practise; to practice
4. to be conjugatedlinguistics terminology
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to arrive at; to reach
  • あなた
  • ロンドン
  • 着く
  • ころ
  • には
  • ばんしゅう晩秋
  • となっている
  • だろう
  • It will be late autumn when you get to London.
2. to sit on; to sit at (e.g. the table)See also 席に着く
  • かく
  • じせき自席
  • つき
  • なさい
  • Go to your respective seats.
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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to play (piano, guitar)
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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb, intransitive verb
1. to blow (e.g. wind); to play a wind instrument
  • あの
  • つよ強い
  • かぜ
  • 吹いていました
  • There was a strong wind that day.
2. to emit; to spout
  • ふいている
  • The trees are shooting out buds.
3. to whistle
4. to laugh; to burst into laughterSlang, See also 吹き出す ふきだす, often in the form 吹いた
Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
5. to smelt; to mint
6. to brag; to talk big
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噴く 【ふく】
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb, Transitive verb
1. to pull
  • カーテン
  • ゆっくり
  • 引かれた
  • The curtains were drawn slowly.
2. to draw (attention, etc.); to attract (interest, etc.)See also 注意を引く
3. to draw back
  • あんな
  • ほん
  • みたら
  • フツーの
  • おんな
  • 引く
  • もん
  • Obviously a normal woman would lose interest if she saw a book like that!
4. to draw (a card)
  • あなた
  • 引いた
  • カード
  • あか
  • マーク
  • です
  • The card you drew was a red, wasn't it?
5. to draw (plan, line, etc.)See also 図面を引く
  • から
  • まで
  • せん
  • ひき
  • なさい
  • Draw a line from A to B.
6. to catch (cold)See also 風邪を引く
  • わるいかぜ悪い風邪
  • ひいていて
  • さらにわるさらに悪いことに
  • ゆき
  • 降って
  • きました
  • I had a bad cold, and to make matters worse, it began snowing.
7. to play (string instr.)See also 弾く ひく
    ジョン
  • ギター
  • 引く
  • ことができません
  • John can't play the guitar.
8. to look up (e.g. dictionary); to consultSee also 辞書を引く
  • その
  • たんご単語
  • じしょ辞書
  • ひいて
  • ごらん
  • Look up the word in your dictionary.
Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
9. to haul; to pull (vehicles)esp. 牽く
  • わたし
  • うま
  • にぐるま荷車
  • 引いている
  • 見た
  • I saw a horse pulling a cart.
10. to subtract
    10
  • から
  • 引く
  • 、8
  • のこ残る
  • Two from ten leaves eight.
11. to ebb; to fade
  • はれ
  • 引く
  • まで
  • なんにち何日
  • くらい
  • かかります
  • How many days will it take until the swelling goes down?
12. to descend (from); to inherit (a characteristic)
  • その
  • さっか作家
  • ギリシャ
  • おうけ王家
  • けっとう血統
  • 引いていた
  • The writer was descended from the Greek royal family.
13. to quote; to raise (as evidence)
  • できるだけ
  • えいご英語
  • から
  • れい
  • ひこう
  • Insofar as possible, our examples will be drawn from English.
14. to lay (a cable); to draw (a cable)
  • かいてい海底
  • ケーブル
  • りょうこく両国
  • あいだ
  • 引かれた
  • A submarine cable was laid between the two countries.
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曳く 【ひく】牽く 【ひく】
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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to polish; to shine; to brush (e.g. teeth)
  • この
  • きんぞく金属
  • みが磨く
  • つや
  • でる
  • This metal burnishes well.
2. to refine; to improve
    ケイト
  • えんぎ演技
  • みが磨く
  • ために
  • そそ注ぐ
  • ちから
  • じゃま邪魔
  • する
  • もの
  • なに何も
  • ありませんでした
  • Nothing could hinder Kate from using all her energy to polish her performances.
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研く 【みがく】
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Godan verb with ku ending
1. to sing (bird)
  • あの
  • かわいい
  • とり
  • くるひもくるひ来る日も来る日も
  • 鳴いて
  • ばかり
  • いた
  • That pretty bird did nothing but sing day after day.
2. to bark; to purr; to make sound (animal)
  • カエル
  • 鳴いたら
  • かえ帰ろう
  • Let's return when the frog croaks.
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啼く 【なく】
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to be surprised; to be astonished
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愕く 【おどろく】駭く 【おどろく】
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb, Transitive verb
1. to open; to undo; to unseal; to unpack
  • せんしゅう先週
  • わたし私達
  • ぶとうかい舞踏会
  • ひら開きました
  • We gave a ball last week.
2. to bloom; to unfold; to spread out
  • にわ
  • バラ
  • つぼみ
  • すこ少しずつ
  • ひら開き
  • はじ始める
  • Little by little, the buds on the rosebush in my garden begin to open.
3. to open (for business, e.g. in the morning)
4. to be wide (gap, etc.); to widen
Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
5. to hold (meeting, etc.); to give; to open
6. to found (nation, dynasty, sect, etc.); to open (a new business); to set up; to establish; to start
7. to open (ports, borders, etc.)
8. to open (an account)
9. to open up (new land, path, etc.); to clear; to developSee also 拓く
10. to open (a file, etc.)Computer terminology
11. to extract (root); to reduce (equation)Mathematics
12. to cut open (fish)Food term, as 魚を開く
13. to change (kanji into hiragana)
Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
14. to flare (e.g. skirt)
15. to slacken (into a poor posture)Sports term, as 体が開く, 肩が開く, etc.
Notes
ひらく: ichi1. 開く: ichi1.
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Godan verb with ku ending
1. to cry; to weep; to sob; to howl
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哭く 【なく】
Notes
哭く: Irregular kanji usage.
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to move; to stir; to shift; to shake; to swing
2. to operate; to run; to go; to work
3. to be touched; to be influenced
4. to change; to vary; to fluctuate; to waver
5. certain; factualas 動かぬ, 動かない, etc.
6. to be transferred
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to continue; to last; to go on
  • どれくらい
  • この
  • さむ寒い
  • てんき天気
  • つづ続きます
  • How long will this cold weather go on?
2. to continue (without a break); to be unbroken
  • えんえん延々と
  • つづ続く
  • くるま
  • れつ
  • あった
  • There was a continuous line of cars.
3. to occur again and again
  • このところ
  • ひこうき飛行機
  • じこ事故
  • つづ続く
  • There have been a lot of airplane accidents recently.
4. to lead to; to connect to; to adjoin
  • ホテル
  • つづ続く
  • みち
  • せま狭い
  • The road which leads to the hotel is narrow.
5. to come after; to follow; to succeed; to rank next to
6. to hold out; to keep; to last
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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to burn
  • この
  • にく
  • もうすこし
  • 焼いて
  • くださいません
  • Could you cook this meat a little more?
2. to roast; to broil; to grill; to bake; to toast; to barbecue
  • まい
  • ずつ
  • やいて
  • ください
  • I'd like two prints of each.
3. to heat; to heat up
  • この
  • なつ
  • こんがり
  • 焼こう
  • おも思います
  • I am going to try to get a good tan.
4. to make (charcoal, pottery, bricks, etc.); to bake; to fire; to burn
    windowXP
  • には
  • シーディーCD
  • 焼く
  • きのう機能
  • ある
  • そう
  • です
  • その
  • てじゅん手順
  • かいせつ解説
  • している
  • ページ
  • おし教えて
  • ください
  • I hear that you can burn CDs with Windows XP; could you tell me a website that explains the procedures involved?
5. to tan (i.e. suntan); to burnSee also 灼く やく
6. to print (a photo); to burn (an optical disc)
7. to be jealous of; to be envious of; to envySee also 妬く やく
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燬く 【やく】焚く 【やく】
Notes
やく: ichi1. 焼く: ichi1. やく: ichi1. 燬く: Out-dated kanji. やく: ichi1. 焚く: Out-dated kanji.
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to get dry
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to grow hot (e.g. water); to boil
  • やかん薬缶
  • おゆお湯
  • 沸いている
  • The kettle is boiling.
2. to be in a state of excitement; to get excited; to take place energetically; to erupt (e.g. in applause, cheers)
  • さんぎょう産業
  • みんな
  • こうけいき好景気
  • 沸いている
  • All the industries in the city are booming.
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