貫く

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
つらぬ
Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From (つら) (tsura, row, archaic) + () (nuku, to go through).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) らぬ [tsùránúꜜkù] (Nakadaka – [3])
  • IPA(key): [t͡sɨᵝɾa̠nɯ̟ᵝkɯ̟ᵝ]
  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "貫く"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
貫く らぬ [tsùránúꜜkù]
Imperative (命令形) 貫け らぬ [tsùránúꜜkè]
Key constructions
Passive 貫かれる らぬかれ [tsùránúkáréꜜrù]
Causative 貫かせる らぬかせ [tsùránúkáséꜜrù]
Potential 貫ける らぬけ [tsùránúkéꜜrù]
Volitional 貫こう らぬこ [tsùránúkóꜜò]
Negative 貫かない らぬかない [tsùránúkáꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 貫かなかった らぬかなかった [tsùránúkáꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 貫きます らぬきま [tsùránúkímáꜜsù]
Perfective 貫いた らぬいた [tsùránúꜜìtà]
Conjunctive 貫いて らぬいて [tsùránúꜜìtè]
Hypothetical conditional 貫けば らぬけば [tsùránúꜜkèbà]

Verb[edit]

(つらぬ) (tsuranukutransitive godan (stem (つらぬ) (tsuranuki), past (つらぬ)いた (tsuranuita))

  1. pierce, go through
    (だん)(がん)(かべ)(つらぬ)いた
    dangan ga kabe o tsuranuita
    The bullet went through the wall
  2. stick to a belief

Conjugation[edit]