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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi

From idaku.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

抱く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana だく, rōmaji daku)

  1. embrace, hug, hold in one's arms
  2. (sexuality) sleep with
     ()いてね。
    Daite ne.
    Hold me.
  3. sit on eggs
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
いだ
Grade: S
kun’yomi

From udaku.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

抱く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana いだく, rōmaji idaku)

  1. (literary) embrace, hug, hold in one's arms
  2. harbor some feeling about, entertain a thought about, such as suspicion
     () (まん) (いだ)
    fuman o idaku
    to harbor dissatisfaction
  3. protect
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
うだ
Grade: S
Irregular

From mudaku.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
    • IPA(key): [ɯ̟ᵝda̠kɯ̟ᵝ]

VerbEdit

抱く (transitive, yodan conjugation, hiragana うだく, rōmaji udaku)

  1. (obsolete) hug, embrace

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term
むだ
Grade: S
Irregular

Possibly from (mu, body) +‎ 綰く (taku, to do an action using one's hands).[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
    • IPA(key): [mɯ̟ᵝda̠kɯ̟ᵝ]

VerbEdit

抱く (transitive, yodan conjugation, hiragana むだく, rōmaji mudaku)

  1. (obsolete) hug, embrace

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN