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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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
2. to listen (e.g. to music)esp. 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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
3. to ask; to enquire; to query聴く is used in legal and official contexts
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
4. to hear about; to hear of; to learn of
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
5. to follow (advice, order, etc.); to obey; to listen to; to comply with
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
6. to hear (e.g. a plea); to grant (a request); to accept (e.g. an argument); to give consideration to
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
7. to smell (esp. incense); to sample (a fragrance)See also 香を聞く
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
8. to taste (alcohol); to tryalso 利く
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聴く 【きく】
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Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
1. to write; to compose; to pen
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
3. to establish (an organization, a facility, a position, etc.); to set up
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
4. to appoint (someone to a certain position); to hire; to employ
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
5. to place (one's trust, one's faith, etc.); to bear (in mind, etc.)
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
6. to put down a tool (e.g. a pen) hence stopping what one is doing with that tool
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
7. to take in (boarders, etc.); to provide lodging in one's house
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Auxiliary verb
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 walk
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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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
3. to commit (e.g. a crime); to perpetrate; to do; to act; to practise; to practice
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
4. to be conjugatedLinguistics
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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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
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 (a stringed or keyboard instrument)See also 引く ひく
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Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
1. to blow (of the wind)
  • あの
  • つよ強い
  • かぜ
  • 吹いていました
  • There was a strong wind that day.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
2. to blow (one's breath); to breathe out; to blow on (hot tea, candles, etc.); to puff
  • ローズ
  • シャボンだましゃぼん玉
  • 吹いていた
  • Rose was blowing bubbles.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
3. to play (a wind instrument); to blow (a whistle, trumpet, etc.); to whistle (a tune)
    テッド
  • トランペット
  • 吹く
  • 好き
  • です
  • Ted likes playing the trumpet.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb, Intransitive verb
4. to emit (smoke, fire, etc.); to spout; to spew; to puff outSee also 噴く
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb, Intransitive verb
5. to sprout; to put forth (buds)
  • ふいている
  • The trees are shooting out buds.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb, Intransitive verb
6. to appear (on the surface); to form; to be coated with (powder, rust, etc.)
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
7. to burst out laughing; to burst into laughterSlang, See also 吹き出す
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
8. to brag; to talk big
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
9. to smelt; to mint
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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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
2. to draw (attention, sympathy, etc.); to attract (e.g. interest)See also 惹く ひく, See also 注意を引く
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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!
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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?
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
6. to catch (a cold)See also 風邪を引く
  • わる悪い
  • かぜ風邪
  • 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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
8. to look up (in a dictionary, phone book, etc.); to consult; to checkSee 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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
10. to subtract; to deduct
    10
  • から
  • 引く
  • 、8
  • のこ残る
  • Two from ten leaves eight.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
11. to recede; to ebb; to fade
  • 腫れ
  • 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?
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
15. to hold (e.g. a note)
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
18. to lessen; to subside; to ebb; to go down (e.g. of swelling)See also 退く ひく
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
19. to resign; to retire; to quitSee also 退く ひく
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曳く 【ひく】牽く 【ひく】
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Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
1. to bloom; to flower; to blossom; to open
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Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
1. to polish; to shine; to brush (e.g. teeth); to grind (e.g. lens)
  • この
  • きんぞく金属
  • みが磨く
  • つや
  • でる
  • This metal burnishes well.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
2. to refine (e.g. a skill); to improve; to cultivate
    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】琢く 【みがく】
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Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
1. to make sound (of an animal); to call; to cry; to whine; to sing; to chirp
  • ひつじ
  • なん何て
  • 鳴く
  • What sound does a sheep make?
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
2. to make a meld call (e.g. pung, kong)Mahjong, Only applies to 鳴く
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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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb, Transitive verb
3. to open (for business, e.g. in the morning)
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb, Transitive verb
4. to be wide (gap, etc.); to widen
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
5. to hold (meeting, party, etc.); to give; to open
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
6. to found (nation, dynasty, sect, etc.); to open (a new business); to set up; to establish; to start
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
7. to open (ports, borders, etc.)
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
8. to open (an account)
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
9. to open up (new land, path, etc.); to clear; to developSee also 拓く
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
10. to open (a file, etc.)Computing
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
11. to extract (root); to reduce (equation)Mathematics
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
12. to cut open (fish)Food, cooking, as 魚を開く
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
13. to change (kanji into hiragana)
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
14. to flare (e.g. skirt)
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
15. to slacken (into a poor posture)Sports, as 体が開く, 肩が開く, etc.
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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
  • わたし
  • いえ
  • なか
  • なに何か
  • うご動く
  • かん感じた
  • I felt something move in the house.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
2. to operate; to run; to go; to work
  • まだ
  • うご動く
  • うち
  • 売って
  • しまわ
  • なきゃ
  • I should sell it while it still runs.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
3. to make a move; to take action; to act; to go into action
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
4. to be touched; to be influenced
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
5. to change; to vary; to fluctuate; to waversometimes prenom. as 動かぬ, 動かない, etc. to mean "certain"
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
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?
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
5. to come after; to follow; to succeed; to rank next to
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
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?
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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?
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
5. to tan (i.e. suntan); to burnSee also 灼く やく
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
6. to print (a photo); to burn (an optical disc)
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Transitive verb
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
燬く: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage. 焚く: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.
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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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
2. to get excited (at); to erupt (in applause, cheering, etc.); to be in a ferment; to take place energetically
  • 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.
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
3. to ferment
Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
4. to melt (of metal)
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