覗く

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
のぞ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Verb[edit]

覗く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana のぞく, rōmaji nozoku)

  1. peek, sneak a look, peep
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
       (かえ)りがけに (のぞ)いてみると (すず)しそうな () ()がたくさん ()いている。
      Kaeri-gake ni nozoite miru to suzushisō na heya ga takusan aite iru.
      On my way back from the bathroom, I peeped about, and found many rooms, which looked much cooler than mine, vacant.

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