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[ふる()·]
furuku
i adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

[ふる()·]
furuku
[ふる()·]
furuku

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Adverbial Form
[ふる()·]
furuku

English Meaning(s) for 古く

i adjective
  1. old (not person); aged; ancient; antiquated; stale; threadbare; outmoded; obsolete article
* Please note, you are viewing the Japanese readings in the adverbial form, while the english meanings are based on the dictionary form.

Definition and Synonyms for 古く

Threadbare having the nap worn away so that the threads show through
Synonyms: 古い
Other belonging to the distant past
Synonyms: 古い
Previous just preceding something else in time or order
Synonyms: 古い
Out-Of-Date old
Synonyms: 古い
Primitive little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
Synonyms: アルカイック, アーケイック, プリミティブ, 原始的, 古い, 古風, 大時代
Older skilled through long experience
Synonyms: 古い, 老練
Stale lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
Synonyms: 古い, 古臭い
Old of long duration
Synonyms: 古い
Antediluvian so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
Synonyms: 古い
Out-Of-Date no longer valid or fashionable
Synonyms: 古い
Old not new
Synonyms: 古い

Meanings for each kanji in 古く

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Stroke Order Diagrams for 古く

Conjugations for 古く

Present Indicative Form
[ふる()·]
furui
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ふる()···]
furukunai
Past Indicative Form
[ふる()···]
furukatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ふる()·····]
furukunakatta
te-form
[ふる()··]
furukute
Adverbial Form
[ふる()·]
furuku
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[ふる()····]
furukattara

Sample Sentences for 古く

The history of glass is extremely long, and begins in the ancient Orient.
This condo is getting old. Why don't we redecorate to give it a fresh feel?
Tony looked down at his dirty old shoes.
Fashions grow old and die.
There are many ancient customs in Japan.

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