Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
Search a Japanese or English word using kanji, kana or romaji:
泣く, 哭く, なく
Conjugated: 泣いて
Godan verb
to cry, to weep, to sob, to howl
See more > common
泣いても笑っても, ないてもわらっても
Expression, Idiomatic expression
whether you like it or not, no matter what one may do, in any event, at all events, whether you laugh or cry
泣いて馬謖を斬る, ないてばしょくをきる
Expression, Idiomatic expression
being just before one is generous
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!