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鳴く なく could be an inflection of 鳴く, with these forms:
  • Nai-form. It indicates the negative form of the verb.

Words — 3 found

Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to sing (bird)
  • あの
  • かわいい
  • とり
  • くるひもくるひ来る日も来る日も
  • 鳴いて
  • ばかり
  • いた
  • That pretty bird did nothing but sing day after day.
2. to make sound (animal); to call; to cry; to chirp
  • カエル
  • 鳴いたら
  • かえ帰ろう
  • Let's return when the frog croaks.
3. to make a meld call (e.g. pung, kong)Mahjong term, Only applies to 鳴く
Other forms
啼く 【なく】
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せみほたる
Expression
1. empty vessels make the most noise; the silent firefly burns with more passion than the crying cicadaProverb
Other forms
鳴く蝉よりも鳴かぬ蛍が身をこがす 【なくせみよりもなかぬほたるがみをこがす】
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Kanji — 1 found

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14 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
chirp, cry, bark, sound, ring, echo, honk
On: メイ
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Sentences — 14 found

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    • ウチ
    • だって
    • かんこどりがな閑古鳥が鳴く
    • ような
    • カツカツ
    • じょうたい状態
    • から
    • バイト
    • やと雇う
    • よゆう余裕
    • なんて
    • ない
    We're in a slump, barely scraping by, so we certainly don't have the margin to take on a part-time worker. Tatoeba
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