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泣き, なき
weeping, lamenting
泣く, 哭く, なく
Conjugated: 泣き
Godan verb
to cry, to weep, to sob, to howl
泣き出す, 泣きだす, 泣出す, なきだす
Godan verb, Intransitive
to burst into tears, to burst out crying, to begin to cry, to be moved to tears
泣き崩れる, 泣崩れる, なきくずれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to break down crying
泣き叫ぶ, 泣叫ぶ, なきさけぶ
Godan verb, Intransitive
to cry and shout, to scream
泣き, なきごえ
Takes suru
cry, crying voice
泣きじゃくる, なきじゃくる
Godan verb
to sob
泣き, そらなき
Takes suru
false or crocodile tears, feigned sadness
泣き, ウソ泣き, うそ泣き, うそなき, ウソなき
Takes suru
faking crying, crocodile tears
泣き, はんなき
Takes suru
being about to cry, the verge of tears
泣き, おおなき
Takes suru
crying hard, crying one's eyes out, loud crying, wailing, profuse weeping
泣き, 泣男, なきおとこ
professional male mourner, keener
泣き, 泣女, なきおんな
See 泣き男
professional female mourner, keener
泣き喚く, 泣きわめく, 泣喚く, なきわめく
Godan verb
to bawl, to cry, to scream
泣き, 泣虫, なきむし
crybaby, blubberer
泣き潰す, 泣潰す, なきつぶす
Godan verb
to cry one's eyes out, to weep oneself blind
泣き暮す, 泣き暮らす, 泣暮す, なきくらす
Godan verb, Transitive
to spend one's days in tears and sorrow
泣き明す, 泣き明かす, 泣明す, なきあかす
Godan verb, Transitive
to weep the night out, to weep all night
泣き沈む, 泣沈む, なきしずむ
Godan verb, Intransitive
to abandon oneself to grief
作り泣き, つくりなき
make-believe crying
泣き止む, 泣きやむ, なきやむ
Godan verb
to stop crying, to cry oneself out
泣き味噌, なきみそ
泣きまね, 泣き真似, なきまね
Takes suru
feigned tears, crocodile tears
忍び泣き, しのびなき
quiet weeping
泣き通す, なきとおす
Godan verb
to keep crying
嬉し泣き, うれし泣き, 嬉泣き, 嬉泣, うれしなき
Takes suru
weeping for joy, crying with happiness
泣き入る, 泣入る, なきいる
Godan verb, Intransitive, Obscure term
to burst into tears, to sob, to weep
泣き, 子啼爺, 子なき爺, 子泣きじじい, こなきじじい
Konaki Jijii (a ghost in Japanese folklore with the shape of a small old man and having a baby's cry)
泣き頻る, 泣きしきる, なきしきる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to wail, to cry, to sob bitterly
泣き黒子, 泣きぼくろ, なきぼくろ
mole under the eye (supposedly due to having cried)
泣き脅し, 泣脅し, なきおどし
See 泣き落とし, Colloquialism
persuasion by tears, using tears to get one's way, sob story
黄昏泣き, たそがれなき
baby colic
マジ泣き, まじ泣き, マジなき, まじなき
Takes suru, Antonym: ウソ泣き, Colloquialism
genuine crying
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