TAKOBOTO

Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
The Japanese grammar content is from jgram.org licensed CC BY-SA 2.0.
ごとき, ごとく, ごとし
gotoki,gotoku,gotoshi
JLPT N1 Author: blabby
Meaning
Like, As if; resembelence, analogy, similarity
I want to fly like a bird.
実際はそうではないが、まるで~のような/に (文語体)
See also
Phrases
Criticism like fire.
Author: blabby

For a beginner like me, ...
Author: blabby

Fly through the sky like a jet.
Author: blabby

As stated above...
Author: blabby

As usual.
Author: blabby

As if it is alive.
Author: blabby

To fly through the sky like a bird; that is the dream of man.
Author: blabby

That person is as brave as a lion.
Author: blabby

that boy ran away as if he was flying.
Author: LR

That girl was like a white lily.
Author: LR

As I mentioned before, the schedule for the meeting has changed so please take care.
Author: LR

That company boss behaves as if all the world belongs to him.
Author: LR

Life is like a voyage
Author: LR

Tokyoites all look as if they are always running
Author: LR

She dominates the showbusiness world as if she were a queen.
Author: LR

Their dream -like , newly-wedded bliss was followed by tragedy.
Author: LR

The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group , and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!