空く

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

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Verb[edit]

空く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana あく, rōmaji aku)

Japanese verb pair
active  ()ける
mediopassive  ()
  1. have space between, be open
  2. become empty, unoccupied, vacated
  3. become unused, free
  4. become free (not busy)
  5. become open (of a job etc.)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

空く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana すく, rōmaji suku)

  1. become empty (not crowded; not full)
     (なか) ()いている?
    Onaka ga suite iru?
    Are you hungry?
  2. become free (not busy)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002, 京阪系アクセント辞典 (A Dictionary of Tone on Words of the Keihan-type Dialects) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Bensei, →ISBN