Jisho

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Words — 2 found

Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
1. to eatMale term or language
  • おなかをすお腹を空かせた
  • その
  • おとこ
  • しょくもつ食物
  • むさぼり
  • 食った
  • The starving man devoured the food.
2. to live; to make a living; to survive
3. to bite; to sting (as insects do)
4. to tease; to torment; to taunt; to make light of; to make fun of
5. to encroach on; to eat into; to consume
6. to defeat a superior; to threaten a position
7. to consume time and-or resources
  • この
  • じぎょう事業
  • かね
  • 食う
  • This job eats money.
8. to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event)Colloquialism
  • しゅじん主人
  • おおめだま大目玉
  • 食った
  • The boss bawled me out.
9. to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first timeMale term or language, Vulgar
Other forms
喰う 【くう】啖う 【くう】
Notes
啖う: Out-dated kanji.
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Expression, No-adjective
1. (living) from hand to mouth; living on the fringe of subsistance
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Kanji — 1 found

1.9076005961251863
9 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
eat, food
On: ショク ジキ
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Sentences — 24 found

  • 77029
    • そう
    • やはり
    • わたし私の
    • ほう
    • とし
    • 食ってる
    • わたし
    • ことし今年
    • 20
    • うんたら
    • 」「
    • いや
    • わかんねー
    "Oh? Then, as I expected, I've been around longer than you. This year I'm 20-mumble years old." "What does that tell me?" Tatoeba
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