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Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Alternative formsEdit


  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "履く"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
履く [hàkú]
Imperative (命令形) 履け [hàké]
Key constructions
Passive 履かれる かれる [hàkárérú]
Causative 履かせる かせる [hàkásérú]
Potential 履ける ける [hàkérú]
Volitional 履こう [hàkóꜜò]
Negative 履かない かない [hàkánáí]
Negative perfective 履かなかった かなかった [hàkánáꜜkàttà]
Formal 履きます きま [hàkímáꜜsù]
Perfective 履いた いた [hàítá]
Conjunctive 履いて いて [hàíté]
Hypothetical conditional 履けば [hàkéꜜbà]


履く (hiragana はく, rōmaji haku)

  1. to wear (shoes, pants, or other items below the waist)
    タイツを ()
    taitsu o haku
    to wear tights

Usage notesEdit

The form with this kanji usually refers to wearing footwear. 穿く refers to wearing clothing, and 佩く and 帯く refer to wearing weapons like swords or arrows.



  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN