傾く

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

Etymology 1[edit]

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

  1. to tilt, to lean
  2. for the sun or moon to set
  3. to think something strange or odd

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Derived terms[edit]
  •  (かたむ) (katamuku)

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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to tilt, to lean
  2. to favor

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Etymology 3[edit]

Compound of (kabu, head) +‎ (-ku, verbal suffix).

Verb[edit]

傾く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かぶく, rōmaji 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

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