抱く

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi

From idaku.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

抱く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana だく, rōmaji daku)

  1. embrace, hug, hold in one's arms
  2. (sexuality) sleep with
     ()いてね。
    Daite ne.
    Hold me.
  3. sit on eggs
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
いだ
Grade: S
kun’yomi

From udaku.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

抱く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana いだく, rōmaji idaku)

  1. (literary) embrace, hug, hold in one's arms
  2. harbor some feeling about, entertain a thought about, such as suspicion
     () (まん) (いだ)
    fuman o idaku
    to harbor dissatisfaction
  3. protect
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Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
うだ
Grade: S
Irregular

From mudaku.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
    • IPA(key): [ɯ̟ᵝda̠kɯ̟ᵝ]

Verb[edit]

抱く (transitive, yodan conjugation, hiragana うだく, rōmaji udaku)

  1. (obsolete) hug, embrace

Etymology 4[edit]

Kanji in this term
むだ
Grade: S
Irregular

Possibly from (mu, body) +‎ 綰く (taku, to do an action using one's hands).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
    • IPA(key): [mɯ̟ᵝda̠kɯ̟ᵝ]

Verb[edit]

抱く (transitive, yodan conjugation, hiragana むだく, rōmaji mudaku)

  1. (obsolete) hug, embrace

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN