JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Nominalization of () (hiku)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

() (hiki

  1. pull, patronage
  2. (fishing) pulling force

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spellings
引っ
引ん

PrefixEdit

() (hiki-

  1. used in compound verbs, as an intensifier
    引き + ‎(つづ) (tsuzuku) → ‎()(つづ) (hikitsuzuku)
    引き + ‎() (dasu) → ‎()() (hikidasu)
    引き + ‎()こす (okosu) → ‎()()こす (hikiokosu)
    引き + ‎()ける (ukeru) → ‎()()ける (hikiukeru)
    引き + ‎()せる (yoseru) → ‎()()せる (hikiyoseru)
Usage notesEdit

Common variants include () (hi') and () (hin), such as ()() (hikkosu), ()() (hinnuku)

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
ひ > び
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

SuffixEdit

() (-biki

  1. discount off a price
    2割(にわり)()
    niwaribiki
    20% off

ReferencesEdit

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