退く

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
退
Grade: 5

Etymology 1[edit]

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退く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana ひく, romaji hiku)

  1. draw back, recede
  2. lessen
  3. retire
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Etymology 2[edit]

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退く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana どく, romaji doku)

  1. step aside
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Etymology 3[edit]

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退く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana のく, romaji noku)

  1. resign, quit
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Etymology 4[edit]

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退く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana しりぞく, romaji shirizoku)

  1. step aside
  2. withdraw when with a superior
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