抜ける

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi

Verb[edit]

抜ける (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana ぬける, rōmaji nukeru)

  1. to be extracted; to come out
     (はね) ()ける
    hane ga nukeru
    a feather falls out
     (そこ) ()ける
    soko ga nukeru
    the bottom falls out
     (かた) (ちから) ()ける
    kata no chikara ga nukeru
    to relax (lit. "the power leaves one's shoulders")
     () (こう) ()ける (しょう) () (かお)
    bikō ni nukeru shōyu no kaori
    the smell of soy sauce wafting through one's nose
  2. (よう, よう) to appear as if it is transparent
    • 2014, 小林オニキス (lyrics), 小林オニキス (music), “サイハテ [The Farthest Ends]”[1]:
       (くも)ひとつないような  ()けるほど (せい) (てん) (きょ) ()
       (かな)しいくらいに お (わか)日和 (びより)
      kumo hitotsu nai yō na nukeru hodo seiten no kyō wa
      kanashī kurai ni owakare biyori de
      This day, almost cloudless, and so clear it is almost transparent,
      is so perfect for farewells that it is almost sad

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

抜ける (hiragana ぬける, rōmaji nukeru)

  1. potential form of 抜く (nuku) [godan]