TAKOBOTO

Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
Subscribe to create vocabulary lists or sync with your phone.
泣く
哭く
Irregular kanji
Readings

naku
English
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
to cry, to weep, to sob, to howl

Your personal translations
Subscribe to create private translations.
Conjugated forms
Present, Future 泣く, 泣きます
[does], will [do]
泣かない, 泣きません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 泣いた, 泣きました
[did]
泣かなかった, 泣きませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 泣いて, 泣きまして 泣かないで, 泣きませんで 泣かなくて
Kanjis
ON: キュウ KUN: な.く
cry, weep, moan

Stroke: 8 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-5 FC: 3011.1


ON: コク KUN: なげ.く, な.く
weep, moan, wail

Stroke: 10 SKIP: 2-6-4 FC: 6643.3


Phrases
ビルは何時間も泣き続けた。
Parts: 何時間 (なんじかん) 泣く (なく) 続ける (つづける)
Bill kept on crying for hours.

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!