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浮かぶ 浮ぶ 泛ぶ
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Godan verb with 'bu' ending
to float, to be suspended

Godan verb with 'bu' ending
to rise to the surface, to appear, to emerge, to show up, to loom (up)

Godan verb with 'bu' ending
to come to mind, to have inspiration

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 浮かぶ, 浮かびます
[does], will [do]
浮かばない, 浮かびません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 浮かんだ, 浮かびました
浮かばなかった, 浮かびませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 浮かんで, 浮かびまして 浮かばないで, 浮かびませんで 浮かばなくて
ON: KUN: う.く, う.かれる, う.かぶ, む, う.かべる
floating, float, rise to surface

Stroke: 10 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-7 FC: 3214.4

ON: ハン, ホウ KUN: うか.ぶ
to drift, float, careless, reckless

Stroke: 7 SKIP: 1-3-4 FC: 3213.3

浮かんだと思うとまた沈む。 Parts: 浮かぶ (うかぶ) 思う (おもう) (また) 沈む (しずむ) Now it rises, now it sinks.

1枚の落ち葉が水面に浮かんでいた。 Parts: 一枚 (いちまい) 落ち葉 (おちば) 水面 (すいめん) 浮かぶ (うかぶ) A fallen leaf floated on the surface of the water.

2週間新しいプロジェクトについて考えていましたが、よい考えが浮かびませんでした。 Parts: 週間 (しゅうかん) 新しい (あたらしい) プロジェクト に就いて (について) 考える (かんがえる) 良い (よい) 考え (かんがえ) 浮かぶ (うかぶ) I had been thinking about our new project for two weeks, but I couldn't come up with a good idea.

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