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沸く
Readings

waku
English
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
to grow hot (e.g. water), to boil

Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
to get excited (at), to erupt (in applause, cheering, etc.), to be in a ferment, to take place energetically

Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
to ferment

Godan verb with 'ku' ending
Intransitive verb
to melt (of metal)

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 沸く, 沸きます
[does], will [do]
沸かない, 沸きません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 沸いた, 沸きました
[did]
沸かなかった, 沸きませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 沸いて, 沸きまして 沸かないで, 沸きませんで 沸かなくて
Kanjis
ON: フツ KUN: わ.く, わ.かす
seethe, boil, ferment, uproar, breed

Stroke: 8 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-5 FC: 3512.2


Phrases
薬缶のお湯が沸いている。
Parts: 薬缶 (やかん) お湯 (おゆ) 沸く (わく)
The kettle is boiling.

市の産業はみんな好景気に沸いている。
Parts: (し) 産業 (さんぎょう) (みんな) 好景気 (こうけいき) 沸く (わく)
All the industries in the city are booming.