受ける

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See also 受かる
Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun’yomi

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受ける (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana うける, rōmaji ukeru)

  1. to receive; to get
     () () ()けるkifu o ukeruto receive a donation
    招待 (しょうたい) ()けるshōtai o ukeruto receive an invitation
    被害 (ひがい) ()けるhigai o ukeruto suffer injuries
     () (どう) ()けるshidō o ukeruto receive guidance
    調 (ちょう) () ()けるchōsa o ukeruto undergo an investigation
    手術 (しゅじゅつ) ()けるshujutsu o ukeruto undergo surgery
    教育 (きょういく) ()けるkyōiku o ukeruto receive an education
     (じゅ) (ぎょう) ()けるjugyō o ukeruto take a class (literally, “to receive instruction”)
    ひどい (あつか) ()けるhidoi atsukai o ukeruto be treated poorly (literally, “to receive awful treatment”)
     () (しん) ()けるjishin o ukeruto experience an earthquake
     (つよ) (かん) () (えい) (きょう) ()けるtsuyoi kanki no eikyō o ukeruto feel the effect of strong winter winds
    中国 (ちゅうごく) (ぶん) () (えい) (きょう) ()けるChūgoku bunka no eikyō o ukeruto be influenced by Chinese culture (literally, “to recieve the influence of Chinese culture”)
    台風 (たいふう) (えい) (きょう) ()ける (おそ)あるtaifū no eikyō o ukeru osore ga aruthere is danger of being affected by a typhoon (literally, “there is danger of recieving the influence of a typhoon”)
    爆発的 (ばくはつてき) (にん) () ()けるbakuhatsuteki na ninki o ukeruto be immensely popular (literally, “to receive explosive popularity”)
  2. to do the things which a former person did
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)

受ける (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana うける, rōmaji ukeru)

  1. gain popularity
  2. be funny; be hilarious
     (ちょう)ウケるchō ukeru!That's hilarious!

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  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  2. ^ Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: 東京堂,.