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就く, 即く, つく
Only 就く, Godan verb, Intransitive, See 付く・つく・1
1. to take (seat, position, course, office, etc.), to assume, to be hired, to be employed
2. to ascend (the throne), to accede
3. to start (on a journey), to commence, to depart
4. to study (under teacher), to be an apprentice
寝に就く, しんにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to go to bed
床に就く, 床につく, とこにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to go to bed, to be sick in bed, to be laid up
官に就く, かんにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to enter the government service
職に就く, 職につく, しょくにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to take up employment
役に就く, やくにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to be appointed to a post, to assume office
途に就く, 途につく, とにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to set out (on a journey), to start (a task)
先生に就く, せんせいにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to study under (a teacher)
華を去り実に就く, かをさりじつにつく
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to seek results, not show, to discard the flower for the fruit
水の低きに就くが如し, みずのひくきにつくがごとし
Expression, Proverb
water seeks its own level
縛につく, 縛に就く, 縛に付く, ばくにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to be arrested, to be put in bonds
緒につく, 緒に就く, しょにつく, ちょにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to be started, to get underway
帰路につく, 帰路に就く, 帰路に着く, 帰路に付く, きろにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to head home, to leave for home
帰途につく, 帰途に就く, きとにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to head home, to leave for home
帰国の途につく, 帰国の途に就く, きこくのとにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to leave for home
眠りにつく, 眠りに付く, 眠りに就く, 眠りに着く, ねむりにつく
Expression, Godan verb
to fall asleep
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