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[()·]
naku
godan verb

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[()·]
naku

English Meaning(s) for 泣く

godan verb
  1. to cry; to weep; to sob; to howl

Definition and Synonyms for 泣く

Weep shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
Synonyms: 哀哭, 啼泣, 泣く, 泣き叫ぶ, 流涕, 涙する
Tears the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
Synonyms: 啼泣, 嗚咽, 歔欷, すすり泣き, 泣き, 泣く,
Grieve feel grief
Synonyms: 弔う, 泣く

Meanings for each kanji in 泣く

cry; weep; moan Kanji Details »

Categories 泣く is a member of

Suffer experience (emotional) pain
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Body Process an organic process that takes place in the body
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Express Feelings give verbal or other expression to one's feelings
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 泣く

Conjugations for 泣く

masu stem
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naki
Negative stem
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naka
te-form
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naite
Negative te-form
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nakanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[()···]
nakanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·]
naku
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
nakanai
Past Indicative Form
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naita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nakanakatta
Presumptive Form
[()··]
nakou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
nakimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nakimasen
Past Indicative Form
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nakimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
nakimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[()·····]
nakimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
nakitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nakitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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nakitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nakitakunakatta
te-form
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nakitakute
Negative te-form
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nakitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[()···]
nakitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·]
nake
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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nakinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··]
nakeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nakanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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nakanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
naitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nakanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
naitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··]
nakeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
nakenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··]
naketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
nakenakatta
te-form
[()··]
nakete
Negative te-form
[()····]
nakenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
nakemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
nakemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
nakemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
nakemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
nakareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
nakarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
nakareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
nakarenakatta
te-form
[()···]
nakarete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
nakarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
nakaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
nakaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
nakaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()········]
nakaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
nakaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
nakasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
nakaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
nakasenakatta
te-form
[()···]
nakasete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
nakasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
nakasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
nakasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
nakasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()········]
nakasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
nakasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
nakasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
nakasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
nakasarenakatta
te-form
[()····]
nakasarete
Negative te-form
[()······]
nakasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·····]
nakasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
nakasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()······]
nakasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·········]
nakasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[()··]
nakan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··]
nakazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··]
nakanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
nakazaru

Sample Sentences for 泣く

I don't know whether to cry or to laugh.
She was on the verge of crying.
The child began to cry at the sight of the dog.
She broke into tears at the news.
Now stop crying.

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