まく

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Etymology 1[edit]

A Japanese word of ancient Japanese origin まく (maku: “scatter”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Pitch accent on the first mora /maꜜku/

Verb[edit]

まく (transitive, godan conjugation, romaji maku)

  1. 撒く: To scatter something around.
  2. 蒔く: To scatter or sow seeds to a field such as a Japanese traditional one.
  3. 播く: To sow seeds to a large field such as a wheat field in North America.
  4. 撒く: To escape by scattering people who chases such as reporters or photographers.
  5. 蒔く: (art) To scatter powdered gold or silver to draw a picture for Makie (蒔絵).
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

A Japanese word of ancient Japanese origin まく (maku: “roll”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Pitch accent on the second mora /makuꜜ/

Verb[edit]

まく (transitive, godan conjugation, romaji maku)

  1. 巻く: To roll
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

A Japanese word of ancient Japanese origin まく (maku: “screen”)

Noun[edit]

まく (romaji maku)

  1. : film, membrane
  2. : screen