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Words — 5 found

Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to peek (through a keyhole, gap, etc.)
  • わたし
  • かべ
  • さけめ裂け目
  • から
  • そと
  • のぞ覗いた
  • I peeped out through a crack in the wall.
Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
2. to look down into (a ravine, etc.)
Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
3. to peek into (a shop, bookstore, etc.)
  • わたし
  • メアリー
  • みせ
  • ウインドー
  • のぞいている
  • 見ました
  • I saw Mary looking into a show window.
Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
4. to sneak a look at; to take a quick look at
  • その
  • はこ
  • のぞいて
  • いけない
  • Don't look into the box.
Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
5. to peep (through a telescope, microscope, etc.)
  • かれ
  • けんびきょう顕微鏡
  • のぞいていた
  • He was looking through a microscope.
Godan verb with ku ending, Intransitive verb
6. to stick out (a scarf from a collar, etc.); to peek through (sky through a forest canopy, etc.)
  • りんじん隣人
  • へい
  • うえ
  • から
  • ちょこっと
  • かお
  • のぞ覗かせた
  • The neighbor popped his head up over the wall for a moment.
Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
7. to examine (an expression); to study (a face)
Godan verb with ku ending, Intransitive verb
8. to faceArchaism, See also 臨む, esp. 臨く
Other forms
覘く 【のぞく】窺く 【のぞく】臨く 【のぞく】
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Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
1. to peep (through); to peek; to examine (esp. covertly)Usually written using kana alone
  • かのじょ彼女の
  • かな悲しそうな
  • かお
  • には
  • あいがん哀願
  • ようす様子
  • うかがえる
  • There is a look of appeal on her sad face.
Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
2. to await (one's chance)Usually written using kana alone
  • かれ
  • はつげん発言
  • きかい機会
  • うかがった
  • He watched for an opportunity to speak.
Godan verb with u ending, Transitive verb
3. to guess; to infer; to gather; to surmiseUsually written using kana alone, usu. used passively
  • この
  • へきが壁画
  • から
  • こだいじん古代人
  • せいかつ生活
  • へんりん片鱗
  • うかがう
  • ことができる
  • We can get a glimpse of the lifestyle of ancient people from this wall painting.
Other forms
覗う 【うかがう】
Notes
覗う: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to perceive; to understand
Other forms
窺い知る 【うかがいしる】伺い知る 【うかがいしる】窺いしる 【うかがいしる】
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Godan verb with ru ending
1. to spy out
Other forms
伺い探る 【うかがいさぐる】
Notes
伺い探る: Irregular kanji usage.
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Kanji — 1 found

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16 strokes. Jinmeiyō kanji.
lie in wait, spy on, reconnoiter
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Names — 2 found

うかがい 【窺】
Family or surname
1. Ukagai
きき 【窺基】
Full name
1. Kuiji (632-682)