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hirameku
godan verb, intransitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[ひらめ()·]
hirameku
hiromeku
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[ひろめ()·]
hiromeku
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English Meaning(s) for ひらめく

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to flash (e.g. lightning); to flicker; to glitter; to sparkle; to gleam
  2. to flutter (e.g. flag); to wave; to undulate
  3. to flash into one's mind (e.g. an idea); to come to one suddenly

Definition and Synonyms for ひらめく

Flash a momentary brightness
Synonyms: ひらめき, ひらめく, フラッシュ, フラッシュ, 一閃, 閃光
Shine emit light
Synonyms: きらめく, ひらめく, 光る, 光り輝く, 射す, 差す, 照る, 輝く
Spark emit or produce sparks
Synonyms: かげろう, きらきら, きらめく, ひらめく, スパーク, チカチカ, ピカピカ光る, 光る, 光り輝く, 耀う, 輝く
Flicker a momentary flash of light
Synonyms: きらめき, きらめく, ひらめき, ひらめく, スパーク, 輝き, 輝く, 閃光
Flash a sudden brilliant understanding
Synonyms: ひらめき, ひらめく
Flash a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
Synonyms: ひらめき, ひらめく, フラッシュ, フラッシュ, 一閃, 閃光
Shine be bright, as of the sun or a light
Synonyms: きらめく, ひらめく, 光る, 光り輝く, 射す, 差す, 照る, 輝く

Categories ひらめく is a member of

Brightness the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
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Brainstorm the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
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Occurrence an event that happens
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Flash a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
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Give Off give off, send forth, or discharge
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Stroke Order Diagrams for ひらめく

Conjugations for ひらめく

masu stem
hirameki
Negative stem
hirameka
te-form
hirameite
Negative te-form
hiramekanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
hiramekanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
hirameku
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekanai
Past Indicative Form
hirameita
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekanakatta
Presumptive Form
hiramekou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekimasen
Past Indicative Form
hiramekimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
hiramekimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekitakunai
Past Indicative Form
hiramekitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekitakunakatta
Adjective stem
hiramekita
te-form
hiramekitakute
Negative te-form
hiramekitakunakute
Adverbial Form
hiramekitaku
Provisional Form
hiramekitakereba
Provisional Negative Form
hiramekitakunakereba
Conditional Form
hiramekitakattara
Conditional Negative Form
hiramekitakunakattara
Objective Form
hiramekitasa
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
hirameke
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
hiramekanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
hirameitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
hirameitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekenai
Past Indicative Form
hirameketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekenakatta
masu-stem
hirameke
te-form
hiramekete
Negative te-form
hiramekenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekemasen
Past Indicative Form
hiramekemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekarenai
Past Indicative Form
hiramekareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekarenakatta
masu stem
hiramekare
te-form
hiramekarete
Negative te-form
hiramekarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekaremasen
Past Indicative Form
hiramekaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekasenai
Past Indicative Form
hiramekaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekasenakatta
masu stem
hiramekase
te-form
hiramekasete
Negative te-form
hiramekasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekasemasen
Past Indicative Form
hiramekasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekasarenai
Past Indicative Form
hiramekasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekasarenakatta
masu stem
hiramekasare
te-form
hiramekasarete
Negative te-form
hiramekasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
hiramekasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
hiramekasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
hiramekasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
hiramekan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
hiramekazaru

Sample Sentences for ひらめく

I lost my inspiration.
It came to the president like a bolt of lightning.
They had good flashes of inspiration about this plan.
I saw flashes of lightning in the distance.
Sometimes the most inspired ideas seem to just come from out of the blue.

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