いく

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of いく – see the following entries.
3
[affix]raise; bring up; grow up
J
[affix]fragrant; sweet-smelling
[affix]cultured; refined
畏懼
[noun][literary]awe
[verb][literary]to fear; to be struck with awe
偉躯
[noun][rare]a big body
(This term, いく, is the hiragana spelling of several Sino-Japanese terms.)
For a list of all kanji with on'yomi いく, not just those used in Sino-Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji with on reading いく.

Etymology 2[edit]

Various.

Prefix[edit]

いく (rōmaji iku-)

  1. , : (attaches to nouns) vigorous, lively, powerful
  2. : (attaches to nouns) implies an indeterminate amount: several, many, much, a lot

Verb[edit]

いく (godan conjugation, rōmaji iku)

  1. 行く, 往く: to go; to cum
  2. 生く: to be alive; to come back to life; to be vigorous, to be lively; to make something live, to plant something