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薬が効く
Readings
やくがきく
yakugakiku
English
Expression
Godan verb with 'ku' ending
to have medicine be effective

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 薬が効く, 薬が効きます
[does], will [do]
薬が効かない, 薬が効きません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 薬が効いた, 薬が効きました
[did]
薬が効かなかった, 薬が効きませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 薬が効いて, 薬が効きまして 薬が効かないで, 薬が効きませんで 薬が効かなくて
Kanjis
ON: ヤク KUN: くすり
medicine, chemical, enamel, gunpowder, benefit

Stroke: 16 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-3-13 FC: 4490.0


ON: コウ KUN: き.く, ききめ, なら.う
merit, efficacy, efficiency, benefit

Stroke: 8 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-6-2 FC: 0442.2


Phrases
運よく薬が効くとき1時過ぎに寝れるけど、薬を飲まないと4時ぐらいまで眠れない。
Parts: 運良く (うんよく) 薬が効く (やくがきく) (とき) (とき) 過ぎ (すぎ) 寝る (ねる) けど (けれど) (くすり) 飲む (のむ) (とき) ぐらい (まで) 眠る (ねむる)
If I'm lucky enough for the medicine to work I can get to sleep after 1am but if I don't take it then I can't sleep until about 4am.