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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
kun’yomi

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VerbEdit

引く (transitive and intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana ひく, rōmaji hiku)

  1. (transitive) pull (something toward oneself)
  2. (transitive) pull (along); drag; drag along; bring along while going somewhere
  3. (transitive) bring (people) in; bring together
  4. (transitive) attract (someone's) attention
  5. (transitive) pull out; stretch; spread (something over a surface or a distance)
  6. (transitive) subtract; take away
     (ろく)から (よん) () ()になる。
    Roku kara yon o hiku to ni ni naru.
    Subtract 4 from 6 and you get 2.
  7. (transitive) (of an illness) catch
     () () ()いちゃった
    Kaze o hiichatta.
    I caught a cold.
  8. (transitive) (of a stringed instrument) play
  9. (intransitive) pull out; pull back; withdraw; retreat

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ConjunctionEdit

引く (hiragana ひく, rōmaji hiku)

  1. (mathematics) minus (subtraction)
     (じゅう) () () (ろく) (ろく)だ。
    Jūni hiku roku wa roku da.
    12 minus 6 is 6.

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