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Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to pull; to tug; to lead (e.g. a horse)
  • カーテン
  • ゆっくり
  • 引かれた
  • The curtains were drawn slowly.
2. to draw (attention, sympathy, etc.); to attract (e.g. interest)See also 惹く ひく, See also 注意を引く
3. to draw back (e.g. one's hand); to draw in (one's chin, stomach, etc.); to pull in
  • 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, mahjong tile, etc.)
  • 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 (a line, plan, 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 (a 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 (a stringed or keyboard instrument)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. a 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.
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; to deduct
    10
  • から
  • 引く
  • 、8
  • のこ残る
  • Two from ten leaves eight.
11. to recede; 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 be 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 cite; 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 on (electricity, gas, etc.); to install (e.g. a telephone); to supply (e.g. water)
  • 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.
15. to hold (e.g. a note)
16. to apply (e.g. lipstick); to oil (e.g. a pan); to wax (e.g. a floor)
Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
17. to move back; to draw back; to recedeSee also 退く ひく
18. to lessen; to subside; to ebbSee also 退く ひく
19. to resign; to retire; to quitSee also 退く ひく
Other forms
曳く 【ひく】牽く 【ひく】

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