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tsuku
godan verb, transitive verb

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tsuku
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tsuku
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tsuku

English Meaning(s) for 突く

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to prick; to stab
  2. to poke; to prod; to push; to thrust; to nudge; to hit; to strike
  3. to use (a cane); to prop oneself up with; to press against (the floor, etc.)
  4. to attack
  5. to brave (the rain, etc.)

Definition and Synonyms for 突く

Ring make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification
Synonyms: 打ち鳴らす, 突く, 響かす, 鳴らす
Charge make an accusatory claim
Synonyms: つつく, 告発, 問う, 攻撃, 突く, 責める, 難じる
Stab a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
Synonyms: つつく, 穿刺, 突き, 突く
Prod poke or thrust abruptly
Synonyms: つつく, 刺す, 刺突, 小突く, 差し立てる, 突く, 突き刺す, 突っ突く, 突っ立つ, 突っ立てる
Jabbing a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
Synonyms: つつく, ジャブ, 突き, 突く
Incite urge on
Synonyms: そやす, つつく, けしかける, 使嗾, 促す, 扇動, 揉み立てる, 教唆, 焚き付ける, 煽る, 煽り立てる, 突く, 突き動かす, 突っ突く, せき立てる
Knife use a knife on
Synonyms: つつく, 刺す, 刺突, 突く, 突き刺す
Hit deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Synonyms: ぶつ, しばく, つつく, どやす, はじく, ノック, ヒット, 一撃, 叩く, 強打, 弾く, 当てる, 打つ, 撃ち当てる, 殴る, 殴り付ける, 殴打, 突く
Pierce make a hole into
Synonyms: つつく, 刺す, 刺し通す, 劈く, 染みる, 染みる, 突く, 突き刺さる, 突き抜く, 貫通
Pierce penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
Synonyms: つつく, 刺す, 刺し通す, 劈く, 染みる, 染みる, 突く, 突き刺す, 突き刺さる, 突き抜く, 貫通
Lance open by piercing with a lancet
Synonyms: つつく, 突く
Push press against forcefully without moving
Synonyms: つつく, 圧す, 圧す, 圧し合う, 小突く, 押す, 押し付ける, 突く
Incite cause to act
Synonyms: そやす, つつく, けしかける, 使嗾, 促す, 扇動, 揉み立てる, 教唆, 焚き付ける, 煽る, 煽り立てる, 突く, 突き動かす, 突っ突く, せき立てる

Meanings for each kanji in 突く

stab; protruding; thrusting; thrust; pierce; prick Kanji Details »

Categories 突く is a member of

Wound cause injuries or bodily harm to
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Gesture motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
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Claim assert or affirm strongly
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Blow a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
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Touch make physical contact with, come in contact with
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Perforate pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
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Open cause to open or to become open
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Press exert pressure or force to or upon
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Sound cause to sound
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Thrust push forcefully
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 突く

Conjugations for 突く

masu stem Form
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tsuki
Negative stem Form
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tsuka
te-form
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tsuite
Negative te-form Form
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tsukanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsuku
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukanai
Past Indicative Form
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tsuita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukanakatta
Presumptive Form
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tsukou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukimasen
Past Indicative Form
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tsukimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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tsukimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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tsukitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukitakunakatta
te-form
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tsukitakute
Negative te-form Form
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tsukitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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tsukitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsuke
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsuitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsuitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukenai
Past Indicative Form
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tsuketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukenakatta
te-form
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tsukete
Negative te-form Form
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tsukenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukemasen
Past Indicative Form
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tsukemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukarenai
Past Indicative Form
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tsukareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukarenakatta
te-form
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tsukarete
Negative te-form Form
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tsukarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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tsukaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukasenai
Past Indicative Form
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tsukaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukasenakatta
te-form
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tsukasete
Negative te-form Form
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tsukasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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tsukasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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tsukasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukasarenakatta
te-form
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tsukasarete
Negative te-form Form
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tsukasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tsukasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tsukasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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tsukasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tsukasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 突く

The feathered balls you hit with a battledore are the seeds of a large tree called 'soapberry'.
Stop resting your elbows on the table.
That day, the rain that had been falling since morning seemed as if it was about to stop around the time that the streetlamps are lit, but as night came it suddenly turned into pouring rain.
The disagreement between the union and management could lead to a strike.
The meeting will have broken up by the time we arrive.

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