See also: ごく

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Etymology 1 edit

Alternative spelling
扱く

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こく (kokugodan (stem こき (koki), past こいた (koita))

  1. to pull through one's hand, as when separating grain from the stalk
    (いね)()
    ine o koku
    (please add an English translation of this example)
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Alternative spelling
放く

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こく (kokugodan (stem こき (koki), past こいた (koita))

  1. to release from the body
    ()()
    he o koku
    to fart
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こく or コク (koku

  1. (of food) rich flavor

Etymology 4 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of こく – see the following entries.
S
[adjective] [from 1754] cruel, severe, harsh, merciless
[adjective] [from 1878] extremely, excessively
[noun] [from 1754] cruelty, severity, harshness, mercilessness
1
[noun] a traditional Japanese unit of volume:
[noun] for grains of rice; one koku is equal to approximately 180 litres
[noun] (by extension, historical) for land of famous daimyo or samurai; one koku is also approximately 180 litres
[noun] for 和船 (wasen); one koku is equal to 10 cubic shaku or approximately 0.278 cubic metres
[noun] a unit of quantity for (sake, salmon) and (masu, trout); one koku is equal to 40 salmon or 60 trout
2
[noun] a land, a large place
[noun] a country in general, a region
[noun] a country as in a nation, a state
(This term, こく, is the hiragana spelling of the above terms.)
For a list of all kanji read as こく, see Category:Japanese kanji read as こく.)

(The following entries are uncreated: , 古句, .)

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN