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Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of おく – see the following entries.
3
[noun]house
4
[noun]a hundred million, 108
S
[affix]to recall; to remember
[affix]to guess; to conjecture
S
[affix]chest
[affix]guess; conjecture
[affix]timid; nervous
(This term, おく, is the hiragana spelling of several Sino-Japanese terms.)
For a list of all kanji with on'yomi おく, not just those used in Sino-Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji with on reading おく.

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of おく – see the following entry at .
おく【奥】
[noun]inside; inner depths
[noun]back, rear
[noun]inside the house
[noun]one's heart, true feelings
[proper noun]A surname​.
(This term, おく, is a hiragana spelling of .)

Etymology 3Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of おく – see the following entry at 置く.
おく【置く】
[verb]to put
[verb]to leave (something)
[verb](following a て-form verb) to do something in advance as preparation
[verb](following a て-form verb) to do and keep in that state
(This term, おく, is a hiragana spelling of 置く.)