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浮く
Readings

uku
English
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
to float

Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
See also: 浮かぬ顔
to become merry, to be cheerful

Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
to become loose, to become unsteady

Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
Colloquialism
to feel out of it, to be cut off (e.g. from those around you), to feel out of place

Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
to be frivolous, to be uncertain

Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
to have (time, money, etc.) left over, to be saved (e.g. money)

Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
to have no basis, to be unreliable

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 浮く, 浮きます
[does], will [do]
浮かない, 浮きません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 浮いた, 浮きました
[did]
浮かなかった, 浮きませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 浮いて, 浮きまして 浮かないで, 浮きませんで 浮かなくて
Kanjis
ON: KUN: う.く, う.かれる, う.かぶ, う.かべる
floating, float, rise to surface

Stroke: 10 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-7 FC: 3214.4


Phrases
それから彼女はあおむけに浮いていた。
Parts: 其れから (それから) 彼女 (かのじょ) 仰向け (あおむけ) 浮く (うく)
Then she was floating on her back.

若者ばかりのそのコンサート会場でおじさんのわたしはすっかりまわりから浮いていた。
Parts: 若者 (わかもの) 許り (ばかり) 其の (その) コンサート 会場 (かいじょう) 伯父さん (おじさん) (わたし) すっかり 回り (まわり) から 浮く (うく)
Being at the concert hall full of young kids made an old duffer like me feel out of tune.