深い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ふか
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of inflected forms of "深い"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Continuative (連用形) 深く かく
[fúꜜkàkù]
[fùkáꜜkù]
Terminal (終止形) 深い [fùkáꜜì]
Attributive (連体形) 深い [fùkáꜜì]
Key constructions
Informal negative 深くない かくない
くない
[fúꜜkàkùnàì]
[fùkáꜜkùnàì]
Informal past 深かった かかった
かった
[fúꜜkàkàttà]
[fùkáꜜkàttà]
Informal negative past 深くなかった かくなかった
くなかった
[fúꜜkàkùnàkàttà]
[fùkáꜜkùnàkàttà]
Formal 深いです いです [fùkáꜜìdèsù]
Conjunctive 深くて かくて
くて
[fúꜜkàkùtè]
[fùkáꜜkùtè]
Conditional 深ければ かければ
ければ
[fúꜜkàkèrèbà]
[fùkáꜜkèrèbà]

Adjective[edit]

(ふか) (fukai-i (adverbial (ふか) (fukaku))

  1. deep, profound
    (ふか)(もり)(おく)
    fukai mori no oku
    the depths of the dense forest
    (ふか)(ねむ)
    fukaku nemuru
    to be in a deep sleep
    (literally, “to sleep deeply”)
  2. thick
  3. close
Inflection[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

The fukai changes to bukai as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Suffix[edit]

(ぶか) (-bukai-i (adverbial (ぶか) (-bukaku))

  1. deep, profound
Derived terms[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1960, Tetsuo Hirayama (平山輝男, editor), 全国アクセント辞典 (Zenkoku Akusento Jiten, Nationwide Accent Dictionary), (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Tōkyōdō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.