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Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Transitive verb
See also: 貰う
Humble (kenjougo) language
to receive, to get, to accept, to take, to buymanger ou boire, prendre, recevoir

Humble (kenjougo) language
Polite (teineigo) language
to eat, to drink

original meaning
to be crowned with, to wear (on one's head), to have (on top)

to have (as one's leader), to live under (a ruler), to install (a president)получать, есть, питьerhalten, bekommen, aufsetzen, tragen, essen, trinkenbesch.-höfl. für morau, etw. von jmdm. getan bekommen
ON: タイKUN: いただ.く
be crowned with, live under (a ruler), receive

ON: チョウKUN: いただ.く, いただき
place on the head, receive, top of head, top, summit, peak

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
アトランタ訪問の際には、お時間をさいていただき、ありがとうございました。Parts: 訪問 (ほうもん), (さい), には, (ご), 時間を割く (じかんをさく), 頂く (いただく), 有難うございます (ありがとうございます)Thank you for the time you spent with me during my visit to Atlanta.
Merci pour le temps que vous avez passé avec moi durant mon séjour à Atlanta.

「もっとコーヒーはいかがですか」「もう結構です?十分頂きました」Parts: もっと, 珈琲 (コーヒー), 如何 (どう), ですか, もう, 結構 (けっこう), 十分 (じゅうぶん), 頂く (いただく)"Will you have some more coffee?" "No, thanks. I've had enough."

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