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Godan verb with 'ku' ending
intransitive verb
to floatflotter, remettre à flot, surnager

See also: 浮かぬ顔
to become merry, to be cheerfulménager (argent)

to become loose, to become unsteadyagacer (dents)
to feel out of it, to be cut off (e.g. from those around you), to feel out of place

to be frivolous, to be uncertain
to have (time, money, etc.) left over, to be saved (e.g. money)
to have no basis, to be unreliableschwimmen, treiben, schweben, auftauchen, wieder flott werden, auf die Nerven fallen, locker sein, wackelig sein, sparen, übrigbehalten, Geld herausbekommen
ON: KUN: う.く, う.かれる, う.かぶ, む, う.かべる
floating, float, rise to surface

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
若者ばかりのそのコンサート会場でおじさんのわたしはすっかりまわりから浮いていた。Parts: 若者 (わかもの), 許り (ばかり), 其の (その), コンサート, 会場 (かいじょう), 叔父 (おじ), さん, (わたし), すっかり, 回り (まわり), から, 浮く (うく)Being at the concert hall full of young kids made an old duffer like me feel out of tune.

それから彼女はあおむけに浮いていた。Parts: 其れから (それから), 彼女 (かのじょ), 仰向け (あおむけ), 浮く (うく)Then she was floating on her back.

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