Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to strike; to clap; to knock; to beat; to tap; to pat
  • ひとり1人
  • みにく醜い
  • おとこ
  • わたし私の
  • いえ
  • たたいた
  • An ugly man knocked on my door.
2. to play drums
3. to abuse; to flame (e.g. on the Internet); to insult
  • しんぶん新聞
  • いっせい一斉に
  • その
  • せいじか政治家
  • たたき
  • はじめた
  • The newspapers opened fire on the politician.
4. to consult; to sound out
5. to brag; to talk big
6. to call; to invoke (e.g. a function)Computer terminology
Other forms
敲く 【たたく】
敲く: Out-dated kanji.


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