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Words — 9 found

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.
2. to listen (e.g. to music)usu. 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.
3. to ask; to enquire; to query聴く is more formal
4. to learn of; to hear about
5. to follow (advice); to comply with
6. to smell (esp. incense); to sample fragranceOnly applies to 聞く, Only applies to 聴く, See also 香を聞く
Other forms
聴く 【きく】訊く 【きく】
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みみ
Expression, I-adjective
1. to turn a deaf ear to; to not listen to; to not get the message
Other forms
聞く耳をもたない 【きくみみをもたない】
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みみ
Expression
1. to turn a deaf ear to; to not listen to; to not get the message
Other forms
聞く耳をもたぬ 【きくみみをもたぬ】
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いっときはじいっしょうはじ 一時恥聞一生
Expression
1. better to ask and be embarrassed than not ask and never knowProverb
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おおちが 大違
Expression
1. don't believe everything you hear; seeing is believing; to have heard of is not to have seenProverb
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Expression
1. from what I've heard; according to reports; from what they say
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聞く所によると 【きくところによると】
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いっときはじまつだいはじ 一時恥聞末代
Expression
1. better to ask and be embarrassed than not ask and never knowProverb, See also 聞くは一時の恥聞かぬは一生の恥
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Kanji — 1 found

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14 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
hear, ask, listen
On: ブン モン
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Sentences — 1296 found

  • 4916
    • どうかしたの
    • ?」
    • ちい小さい
    • しろ白い
    • ウサギ
    • 聞きました
    "What's the matter?" asked the little white rabbit. Tatoeba
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Names — 8 found

きく 【聞】
Family or surname
1. Kiku
きくいち 【聞一】
Family or surname
1. Kikuichi
きくたに 【聞谷】
Family or surname
1. Kikutani
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