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[()·]
kiku
godan verb, intransitive verb, transitive verb

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kiku

English Meaning(s) for 効く

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be effective; to take effect; to be good (for) (usu. 効く)
  2. to work; to function well (usu. 利く for body senses, functions, etc.)
  3. to be possible (to do, use, etc.); to be able to
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to taste (alcohol); to try

Definition and Synonyms for 効く

Act have an effect or outcome
Synonyms: 作用, 効く, 機能
Efficacy capacity or power to produce a desired effect
Synonyms: 利き, , 効く, 効力, 効果, 効き目, 効能, 効験, 実効, 甲斐
Act often the one desired or expected
Synonyms: 作用, 効く, 機能

Meanings for each kanji in 効く

merit; efficacy; efficiency; benefit Kanji Details »

Categories 効く is a member of

Deliver The Goods attain success or reach a desired goal
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Effectiveness power to be effective
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 効く

Conjugations for 効く

masu stem
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kiki
Negative stem
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kika
te-form
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kiite
Negative te-form
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kikanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[()···]
kikanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·]
kiku
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
kikanai
Past Indicative Form
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kiita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikanakatta
Presumptive Form
[()··]
kikou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
kikimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikimasen
Past Indicative Form
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kikimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[()·····]
kikimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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kikitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
kikitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kikitakunakatta
Adjective stem
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kikita
te-form
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kikitakute
Negative te-form
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kikitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[()···]
kikitaku
Provisional Form
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kikitakereba
Provisional Negative Form
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kikitakunakereba
Conditional Form
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kikitakattara
Conditional Negative Form
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kikitakunakattara
Objective Form
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kikitasa
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·]
kike
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
kikinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··]
kikeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kikanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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kikanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
kiitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
kikanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
kiitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··]
kikeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
kikenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··]
kiketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
kikenakatta
masu-stem
[()·]
kike
te-form
[()··]
kikete
Negative te-form
[()····]
kikenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
kikemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
kikemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
kikemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
kikemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
kikareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
kikarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
kikareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
kikarenakatta
masu stem
[()··]
kikare
te-form
[()···]
kikarete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
kikarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
kikaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
kikaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
kikaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()········]
kikaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
kikaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
kikasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
kikaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
kikasenakatta
masu stem
[()··]
kikase
te-form
[()···]
kikasete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
kikasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
kikasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
kikasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
kikasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()········]
kikasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
kikasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
kikasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
kikasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
kikasarenakatta
masu stem
[()···]
kikasare
te-form
[()····]
kikasarete
Negative te-form
[()······]
kikasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·····]
kikasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
kikasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()······]
kikasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·········]
kikasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[()··]
kikan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··]
kikazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··]
kikanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
kikazaru

Sample Sentences for 効く

How dare you say that!
However, the guarantee is not effective at all outside the fixed form.
I won't talk to him anymore.
The medicine acted on his stomach.
I was surprised that he had failed.

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