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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
うめ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (u, onomatopoeia) +‎ めく (meku, to show signs of, to have the appearance of).[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

呻く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana うめく, rōmaji umeku)

  1. groan, moan

Usage notesEdit

This term is often spelled in hiragana.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN