招く

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まね
Grade: 5
kun’yomi
The ubiquitous maneki neko.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

招く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana まねく, rōmaji maneku)

  1. to beckon
  2. to invite
  3. to incur, to invite, to lead to, to bring about

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN