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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

描く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かく, rōmaji kaku)

  1. to paint; to draw
  2. to picture; to portray; to depict

ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
えが
Grade: S
kun’yomi

wegaku > egaku. Compound of (we, picture) +‎ 書く (kaku, write). Literally "to write a picture", ie, "to draw". The kaku changes to gaku as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

描く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana えがく, rōmaji egaku, historical hiragana ゑがく)

  1. to paint; to draw
  2. to picture; to portray; to depict
  3. to imagine
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN