聞く, 聴く, きく
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to hear
2. to listen (e.g. to music)
聴く is used in legal and official contexts
3. to ask, to enquire, to query
4. to hear about, to hear of, to learn of
5. to follow (advice, order, etc.), to obey, to listen to, to comply with
方が良い, ほうが良い, 方がよい, ほうがよい
Expression, after past tense verb
1. had better ...
See した方がいい, after negative verb
2. had better not ...