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waku
godan verb, intransitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 沸く

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to grow hot (e.g. water); to boil
  2. to get excited (at); to erupt (in applause, cheering, etc.); to be in a ferment; to take place energetically
  3. to ferment
  4. to melt (of metal)

Definition and Synonyms for 沸く

Boil come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
Synonyms: たぎる, 沸く, 沸かす, 沸騰, 湯煮, 煮える, 煮えたぎる, 煮沸, 煮え立つ, 煮立つ, 煮立てる, 煮えくり返る, 煮え返る
Seethe be in an agitated emotional state
Synonyms: 沸く, 湧く, 煎じる, 煮る, 煮える
Roil be agitated
Synonyms: ゆだる, 沸く, 湧く, 煮え返る
Intumesce move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating
Synonyms: 沸く, 沸き立つ, 湧く
Intumesce also used metaphorically
Synonyms: 沸く, 沸き立つ, 湧く

Meanings for each kanji in 沸く

seethe; boil; ferment; uproar; breed Kanji Details »

Categories 沸く is a member of

Turn undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
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Move move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
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Rise Up come to the surface
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Be have the quality of being
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 沸く

Conjugations for 沸く

masu stem
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waki
Negative stem
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waka
te-form
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waite
Negative te-form
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wakanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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wakanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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waku
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakanai
Past Indicative Form
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waita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakanakatta
Presumptive Form
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wakou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakimasen
Past Indicative Form
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wakimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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wakimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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wakitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakitakunakatta
te-form
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wakitakute
Negative te-form
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wakitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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wakitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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wake
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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wakanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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waitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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waitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakenai
Past Indicative Form
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waketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakenakatta
te-form
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wakete
Negative te-form
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wakenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakemasen
Past Indicative Form
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wakemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakarenai
Past Indicative Form
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wakareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakarenakatta
te-form
[()···]
wakarete
Negative te-form
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wakarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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wakaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
wakaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakasenakatta
te-form
[()···]
wakasete
Negative te-form
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wakasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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wakasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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wakasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakasarenakatta
te-form
[()····]
wakasarete
Negative te-form
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wakasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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wakasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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wakasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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wakasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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wakan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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wakazaru

Sample Sentences for 沸く

The water began to boil.
It comes natural to him to speak French.
The sight of fresh lobster gave me an appetite.
On hearing of the victory, the whole nation shouted for joy.
Don't get taken in by their advertising; I don't see how they can sell something like that for that price.

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