置く

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Grade: 4
kun'yomi

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置く ‎(godan conjugation, hiragana おく, romaji oku)

  1. to put
     (おれ) (つくえ)には ()な。
    Ore no tsukue ni wa oku na.
    Don't even think about putting it on my desk!
  2. to leave (something)
     (わたし)一人 (ひとり)にしておいてください。
    Watashi o hitori ni shite oite kudasai.
    Please leave me alone.
  3. (following a て-form verb) to do in advance
     () ()けておくのよ。
    Me o akete oku no yo.
    Keep your eyes open.

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References[edit]

  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 978-4-14-011112-3
  2. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0