傾く

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

傾く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かたぶく, romaji katabuku)

  1. to tilt, to lean
  2. for the sun or moon to set
  3. to think something strange or odd
Derived terms[edit]
  • 傾く (katamuku)

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From katabuku (id). Medial /b/ loses plosive and becomes a nasal /m/.

Verb[edit]

傾く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かたむく, romaji katamuku)

  1. to tilt, to lean
  2. to favor

See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Compound of kabu (head) and verbal suffix -ku.

Verb[edit]

傾く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かぶく, romaji kabuku)

  1. to tilt one's head
  2. to dress or act in a strange or eccentric way to attract ones attention
  3. to perform kabuki
Derived terms[edit]