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Words — 43 found

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
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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Noun
1. NaK (sodium-potassium alloy)
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NaK 【ナク】
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to lose (something)Usually written using kana alone
  • かのじょ彼女
  • あたら新しい
  • とけい時計
  • なくした
  • She lost her new watch.
Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
2. to get rid of; to eliminate; to remove; to eradicate; to abolishUsually written using kana alone
  • その
  • くに
  • ざいせい財政
  • あかじ赤字
  • なくす
  • には
  • もっと
  • たくさん
  • がいこく外国
  • えんじょ援助
  • そそぎこ注ぎ込ま
  • なければならなかった
  • To get the nation's economy out of the red, more foreign aid had to be pumped in.
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失くす 【なくす】
Notes
失くす: Irregular kanji usage.
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Godan verb with ru ending, Intransitive verb
1. to be lost (e.g. luggage); to be missingUsually written using kana alone
  • あなた
  • あお青い
  • ペン
  • なくなって
  • しまいました
  • I misplaced your blue pen.
Godan verb with ru ending, Intransitive verb
2. to be used up; to be run out; to be exhausted; to be consumed; to be reduced to zero; to not occur any moreUsually written using kana alone
  • のこ残り
  • じかん時間
  • あまり
  • なくなって
  • きた
  • The sands are running out.
Godan verb with ru ending, Intransitive verb
3. to disappear (e.g. pain); to be lost (e.g. a dream, confidence)Usually written using kana alone
  • やがて
  • このよこの世
  • から
  • せんそう戦争
  • なくなる
  • くる
  • だろう
  • The day will soon come when there will be no more wars in the world.
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Godan verb with ru ending, Intransitive verb
1. to die; to pass away
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to lose (through death; e.g. a wife, child)
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1. cannot do without something; indispensable; absolutely necessaryUsually written using kana alone, See also 無い
  • まずだいいちまず第一に
  • わたし私たち
  • それ
  • はじ始める
  • しほんきん資本金
  • なくてはならない
  • In the first place, we must have capital to begin it with.
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2. have to doUsually written using kana alone, See also なければならない, after negative base of verb
  • ほとんど
  • から
  • なので
  • ガソリン
  • 入れ
  • なくてはなりません
  • I need to put some gas in the car, as it's almost empty.
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1. cannot do without something; indispensable; absolutely necessaryUsually written using kana alone
  • きみ
  • もう
  • おとな大人
  • なんだ
  • から
  • もっと
  • ふんべつ分別
  • なくてはいけない
  • Now that you are grown-up, you ought to know better.
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2. have to doUsually written using kana alone, after negative base of verb
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Conjunction
1. without; in the event that it did not (or does not) existUsually written using kana alone, See also 無くしては
  • ろう
  • なくして
  • えき
  • なし
  • No pain, no gain.
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. tearfully; in tears; weeping; crying
Adverb (fukushi)
2. reluctantly; unwillingly; with a heavy heart
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1. cannot do without something; indispensable; absolutely necessaryUsually written using kana alone, See also 無くてはいけない なくてはいけない
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2. have to doUsually written using kana alone, See also 無くてはいけない なくてはいけない, after negative base of verb
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1. need not; (not) have toUsually written using kana alone, after neg. stem of verb or adjective, expressing absence of obligation or necessity
  • わざわざ
  • かれ
  • たず訪ねて
  • 行か
  • なくてもよい
  • Don't bother to call on him.
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2. need not have; need not existUsually written using kana alone, See also 無い
  • あなた
  • あした明日
  • くるま
  • なくてもいい
  • かしら
  • わたし
  • くるま
  • ひつよう必要
  • Can you do without the car tomorrow? I need it.
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なくても良い 【なくてもよい】無くても良い 【なくてもいい】無くても良い 【なくてもよい】
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1. without; unlessUsually written using kana alone
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2. have to doAbbreviation, Usually written using kana alone, See also なくてはいけない, after negative stem of verb
  • しけんべんきょう試験勉強
  • なくちゃ
  • I have to prepare for the test.
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無くちゃ 【なくちゃ】
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Conjunction
1. in the event that it did not (or does not) exist; withoutUsually written using kana alone
  • この
  • たべもの食べ物
  • それ
  • なくしては
  • われわれ我々
  • からだ身体
  • ただ正しく
  • きのう機能
  • しない
  • すべての
  • ミネラル
  • ふく含んでいます
  • This food contains all the minerals without which our bodies would not function.
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
1. can be dispensed with; be better without; uselessSee also なくてもよい
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. extremely disappointing; extremely frustrating; mortifying; vexing
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to lose (a wife, child, etc.)See also 亡くす
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to lose (something)See also 無くす
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だま
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Noun or verb acting prenominally
1. intimidating enough to quieten a crying childIdiomatic expression
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Kanji — 14 found

3.7192395768965145
14 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
chirp, cry, bark, sound, ring, echo, honk
On: メイ
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8.025880556868163
8 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4.
cry, weep, moan
Kun: な.く
On: キュウ
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100.0
12 strokes.
cry, whimper, neigh
Kun: な.く
On: シュウ
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100.0
13 strokes.
give forth sound, make noise
Kun: な.く
On: テイ ダイ
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Sentences — 2657 found

  • 138461
    • たりきほんがん他力本願
    • じゃ
    • だめ
    • じぶん自分で
    • なんとか
    • しよう
    • という
    • きも気持ち
    • なくちゃ
    You shouldn't rely on others. It's important to want to help yourself. Tatoeba
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Names — 34 found

なくい 【名久井】
Family or surname
1. Nakui
なくいけ 【鳴池】
Place
1. Nakuike
なくいだけ 【名久井岳】
Unclassified name
1. Nakuidake
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