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書く, かく
Conjugated: 書き
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to write, to compose, to pen
See 描く・かく・1
2. to draw, to paint
書き留める, 書きとめる, 書留める, 書き止める, かきとめる, かきとどめる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to write down, to make a note of, to put on record, to chronicle
書き込む, 書きこむ, かきこむ
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to fill in (field, entry, etc.), to fill out (form)
2. to post a message (e.g. on a bulletin-board)
3. to store
書き, 書きかた, かきかた
1. way of writing, manner of writing
2. penmanship (esp. used in old textbooks), calligraphy
3. format (e.g. of a report)
4. stroke order of a character
書き, 手描き, 手書, 手描, てがき
1. handwriting
May take 'no'
2. handwritten, hand-painted, hand-drawn
書き, 手書, てかき
skilled penman
書き上げる, 描き上げる, 書きあげる, かきあげる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to finish writing, to complete
2. to write down (e.g. a list), to write out
読み書き, よみかき
reading and writing
書き換える, 書換える, 書き替える, 書きかえる, かきかえる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to rewrite, to overwrite, to renew, to transfer
書き直す, 書きなおす, かき直す, かきなおす
Godan verb, Transitive
to write out, to make a fair copy, to rewrite
書き, 楽書き, 落書, 楽書, らくがき
Takes suru
scrawl, scribble, graffiti, doodle
書き, 筋書, すじがき
synopsis, outline, plot
書き込み, 書込み, かきこみ
Takes suru
1. writing
2. entry (e.g. to a form)
3. posting (e.g. to a blog)
書き写す, 書写す, 書きうつす, かきうつす
Godan verb, Transitive
to transcribe, to copy
聞き書き, 聞書き, 聞き書, 聞書, ききがき
Takes suru
writing down what one hears, account of what one hears
書き取る, 書取る, かきとる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to write down (what someone says), to take down dictation, to take notes (e.g. of a lecture)
2. to copy out (a text)
書き, 書きもの, かきもの
1. (piece of) writing, document
2. (act of) writing
書き, 肩書, かたがき
title (e.g. Doctor, Professor, Lord), job title, position (in a company), degree, status, rank
書き下ろし, 書下ろし, かきおろし
writing something on commission, newly written text
書き出す, かきだす
Godan verb, Transitive
to begin to write, to write out, to export (file), to extract
書き換え, 書換え, 書き替え, 書替え, 書き変え, かきかえ
1. rewriting (book)
2. renewal
3. transfer of ownership
書き残す, かきのこす
Godan verb, Transitive
to leave a note or document behind, to leave half-written, to leave out
書き直し, かきなおし
rewriting, rewrite, fair copy
書き, 横書, よこがき
See 縦書き
writing horizontally, horizontal writing
人相書き, 人相書, にんそうがき
personal description
書き下ろす, 書下ろす, かきおろす
Godan verb, Transitive
to write (a play, book, filmscript, etc.)
書き, 書手, かきて
1. writer, painter, drawer, calligrapher
2. skilful writer, skilful painter
書き, したがき
Takes suru
draft, rough copy
書き入れる, かきいれる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to write in
書き出し, 書出し, かきだし
1. beginning (of writing), opening passage (sentence, paragraph, etc.)
2. written claim, bill
書き, 縦書, たてがき
See 横書き
writing vertically, vertical writing
書き表す, 書き表わす, かきあらわす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to write out, to express, to describe
2. to publish
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