まく

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A Japanese word of ancient Japanese origin まく (maku: “scatter”)

PronunciationEdit

Pitch accent on the first mora /maꜜku/

VerbEdit

まく (transitive, godan conjugation, romaji maku)

  1. 撒く: To scatter something around.
  2. 蒔く: To scatter or sow seeds to a field such as a Japanese traditional one.
  3. 播く: To sow seeds to a large field such as a wheat field in North America.
  4. 撒く: To escape by scattering people who chases such as reporters or photographers.
  5. 蒔く: (art) To scatter powdered gold or silver to draw a picture for Makie (蒔絵).
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

A Japanese word of ancient Japanese origin まく (maku: “roll”)

PronunciationEdit

Pitch accent on the second mora /makuꜜ/

VerbEdit

まく (transitive, godan conjugation, romaji maku)

  1. 巻く: To roll
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

A Japanese word of ancient Japanese origin まく (maku: “screen”)

NounEdit

まく (romaji maku)

  1. : film, membrane
  2. : screen
Last modified on 12 August 2013, at 01:21