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Irregular kanji

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

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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
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
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

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.

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