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開ける, 空ける, 明ける, あける
Conjugated: 開けて
Only 開ける, Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock
2. to open (for business, etc.)
esp. 空ける
3. to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room
4. to move out, to clear out
5. to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily)
開ける, ひらける
Conjugated: 開けて
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to open out (of a view, scenery, etc.), to spread out, to become clear (of a road, visibility, etc.), to open up
2. to improve (of luck, prospects, etc.), to get better
3. to develop (of a town, civilization, etc.), to become civilized, to modernize, to grow, to advance (of knowledge, ideas, etc.)
4. to be sensible, to be understanding, to be enlightened
5. to open (of a new road, railway, etc.), to be opened to traffic
はだける, 開ける, 肌蹴る
Conjugated: 開けて
Ichidan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
1. to open (e.g. one's robe), to bare (e.g. one's chest), to expose
2. to open up (of clothing), to be exposed
3. to open wide (one's legs, eyes, mouth, etc.), to stretch
開く, ひらく
Conjugated: 開けて
Godan verb, Intransitive, Transitive
1. to open, to undo, to unseal, to unpack
2. to bloom, to unfold, to spread out
3. to open (for business, e.g. in the morning)
4. to be wide (gap, etc.), to widen
5. to hold (meeting, party, etc.), to give, to open
開く, 空く, 明く, あく
Conjugated: 開けて
Godan verb, Intransitive, esp. 開く
1. to open (e.g. doors)
2. to open (e.g. business, etc.)
esp. 空く
3. to be empty
4. to be vacant, to be available, to be free
esp. 明く
5. to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.)
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