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叩く, 敲く, たたく
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to strike, to clap, to knock, to beat, to tap, to pat
2. to play drums
3. to abuse, to bash, to flame (e.g. on the Internet), to insult
4. to consult, to sound out
5. to brag, to talk big
叩く, はたく
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
1. to dust, to remove dust
2. to slap, to hit (with the palm)
3. to use up money
引っ叩く, 引っぱたく, 引っ張たく, ひっぱたく
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
to slap, to strike, to spank
手を叩く, てをたたく
Expression, Godan verb
to clap
買い叩く, 買叩く, 買いたたく, かいたたく
Godan verb, Transitive
to beat down prices, to strike a hard bargain
売り叩く, うりたたく
Godan verb, Transitive
to beat down prices
ぶっ叩く, 打っ叩く, ぶったたく
Godan verb
to beat vigorously, to rain strikes upon someone, to tan someone's hide, to mercilessly pummel, to beat the daylights out of
大口を叩く, 大口をたたく, おおぐちをたたく, おおくちをたたく
Expression, Godan verb
to boast, to brag, to exaggerate
軽口を叩く, かるくちをたたく
Expression, Godan verb
to crack jokes
電卓を叩く, でんたくをたたく
Expression, Godan verb
1. to use a calculator
See 算盤を弾く・2
2. to calculate cost-benefit, to calculate profitability
瞬く, 目叩く, めたたく, めばたく
Yodan verb, Intransitive, Archaism
to blink (one's eyes), to wink, to bat
瞬く, 屡叩く, 屢叩く, しばたたく, しばたく, しばだたく
Godan verb, Transitive
to blink (one's eyes), to wink, to bat
尻をたたく, 尻を叩く, しりをたたく
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
1. to encourage to do (something), to urge a person on, to demand action
2. to spank, to give a spanking, to hit someone on the bottom, to beat someone's backside
門をたたく, 門を叩く, もんをたたく
Expression, Godan verb
1. to knock at the gate
2. to request an apprenticeship, to ask to be made a pupil
陰口をたたく, 陰口を叩く, かげぐちをたたく
Expression, Godan verb
to backbite
大枚をはたく, 大枚を叩く, たいまいをはたく
Expression, Godan verb
to spend a fortune, to pay a high price
無駄口をたたく, 無駄口を叩く, むだぐちをたたく
Expression, Godan verb
to chatter pointlessly, to waste one's breath
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