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Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

傾く ‎(intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かたぶく, romaji katabuku)

  1. to tilt, to lean
  2. for the sun or moon to set
  3. to think something strange or odd
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Etymology 2Edit

From 傾く ‎(katabuku). Medial /b/ loses plosive and becomes a nasal /m/.

VerbEdit

傾く ‎(intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かたむく, romaji katamuku)

  1. to tilt, to lean
  2. to favor

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Etymology 3Edit

Compound of ‎(kabu, head) +‎ ‎(-ku, verbal suffix).

VerbEdit

傾く ‎(intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かぶく, romaji kabuku)

  1. to tilt one's head
  2. to dress or act in a strange or eccentric way to attract ones attention
  3. to perform kabuki
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