Words — 4 found

Godan verb with 'ku' ending, Intransitive verb
1. to be surprised; to be astonished
Other forms
愕く 【おどろく】駭く 【おどろく】
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1. to a surprising degree; to a remarkable extent; surprisingly; astonishingly; amazingly; alarmingly
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驚く程 【おどろくほど】おどろく程 【おどろくほど】
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1. do not be surprised; lo and behold; wait for it
  • こんな
  • こと
  • 言って
  • しん信じない
  • だろう
  • おどろ驚くなかれ
You might not believe what I'm about to tell you, so don't be surprised.
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驚く勿れ 【おどろくなかれ】驚く無かれ 【おどろくなかれ】
驚く勿れ: Rarely-used kanji form. 驚く無かれ: Irregular kanji usage.
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1. astonishing; amazing; surprising; wonderful
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Kanji — 1 found

22 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
wonder, be surprised, frightened, amazed
On: キョウ
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Sentences — 334 found

  • jreibun/3325/2
    • おっと
    • から「
    • じつ実は
    • 借金がある」と告白され、驚くとともにそのような重大な事実を隠していた
    • おっと
    • に対し、不信感と失望を感じた。
    My husband confessed out of the blue that he secretly got himself into debt. I was surprised and disappointed in him for concealing such an important matter from me—I felt that he had betrayed my trust. Jreibun
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Names — 1 found

おどろく 【驚】
1. Odoroku