Words — 1 found

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.
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.
3. to establish (an organization, a facility, a position, etc.); to set up
4. to appoint (someone to a certain position); to hire; to employ
5. to place (one's trust, one's faith, etc.); to bear (in mind, etc.)
6. to put down a tool (e.g. a pen) hence stopping what one is doing with that tool
7. to take in (boarders, etc.); to provide lodging in one's house
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.
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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Kanji — 1 found

13 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4.
placement, put, set, deposit, leave behind, keep, employ, pawn
Kun: お.く -お.き
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Sentences — 227 found

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    • そぼ祖母
    • いはい遺灰
    • じいん寺院
    • 置かれた
    • こつつぼ骨壷
    • 入っている
    Grandmother's ashes are in an urn at the temple. Tatoeba
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Names — 6 found

おく 【置】
Unclassified name
1. Oku
おくす 【置栖】
Family or surname
1. Okusu
おくだ 【置田】
Family or surname
1. Okuda
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