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聞き, 聴き, きき
1. hearing, audible sound
2. rumour, rumor, hearsay, reputation
See 利き・きき・3
3. tasting (alcohol, tea, etc.)
聞く, 聴く, きく
Conjugated: 聞き
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to hear
esp. 聴く
2. to listen (e.g. to music)
聴く is used in legal and official contexts
3. to ask, to enquire, to query
4. to hear about, to hear of, to learn of
5. to follow (advice, order, etc.), to obey, to listen to, to comply with
聞き, 聞手, 聴き手, 聴手, ききて
See 話し手・1
1. hearer, listener, audience
2. interviewer, questioner
聞き取る, 聴き取る, 聞きとる, 聞取る, 聴取る, ききとる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to catch (someone's words), to make out, to follow, to understand
2. to ask about (a situation, circumstances, etc.), to inquire
聞き入れる, 聞入れる, ききいれる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to grant (a wish), to accede, to comply with, to heed
聞き入る, 聴き入る, 聞きいる, 聴きいる, 聞入る, 聴入る, ききいる
Godan verb
to listen attentively to, to be lost in
聞き出す, 聞きだす, ききだす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to get information out of a person
2. to begin listening
聞き取り調査, ききとりちょうさ
fact-finding survey based on interviews, oral survey, interview survey
聞き書き, 聞書き, 聞き, 聞書, ききがき
Takes suru
writing down what one hears, account of what one hears
聞き取り, 聴き取り, 聞取り, 聴取り, ききとり
1. listening comprehension, aural comprehension
2. hearing what others say, gathering information, opinions, etc., public hearing
聞き上手, 聞上手, ききじょうず
being a good listener, good listener
聞き, みきき
Takes suru
information, experience, observation, seeing and hearing
聞き漏らす, 聞きもらす, 聞き洩らす, ききもらす
Godan verb
to fail to hear, to miss
聞き慣れる, 聞き馴れる, 聞慣れる, 聞馴れる, ききなれる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to get used to hearing
聞き, したぎき
enquiring beforehand, inquiring beforehand
聞き, ききもの
worth listening to
聞き, ききどころ
point (of a speech)
聞き, なまぎき
being inattentive
聞き, 聞香, ききこう
See 聞香, See 香を聞く
smelling incense, savoring incense, distinguishing incense by smell, incense-smelling party
聞き, 利き茶, 聞茶, 利茶, ききちゃ
See 嗅ぎ茶
1. tea tasting, tea-tasting
See 闘茶
2. tea-tasting contest
立ち聞き, 立聞き, たちぎき
Takes suru
聞き返す, 訊き返す, きき返す, ききかえす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to listen repeatedly, to listen again
2. to ask a question in return
3. to ask again, to ask for a repeated explanation
聞き, 聞耳, 聴き耳, 聴耳, ききみみ
straining one's ears
余所聞き, よそぎき
reputation, respectability
また聞き, 又聞き, またぎき
Takes suru
hearsay, learning by hearsay
聞き伝え, ききづたえ, ききつたえ
May take 'no'
聞き合せ, ききあわせ
inquiry, enquiry
聞き良い, ききよい
pleasant to listen to
聞き応え, ききごたえ
worth listening to
聞き辛い, ききづらい
difficult to hear, difficult to ask
聞き落し, ききおとし
mishearing, failing to catch (something said)
聞き外す, 聞外す, ききはずす
Godan verb, Transitive, Archaism
1. to mishear
2. to stop listening halfway through
聞き做す, ききなす
Godan verb, Transitive
to consider
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