Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
蒔く, 播く
Kana Reading
まく
Romaji
maku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to sow; to plant; to seed
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to sprinkle (gold or silver powder on lacquerware)

Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
蒔く
Plain Polite
蒔きます
Negative
蒔かない
Negative Polite
蒔きません

Past

Plain
蒔いた
Plain Polite
蒔きました
Negative
蒔かなかった
Negative Polite
蒔きませんでした

Te

Plain
蒔いて
Plain Polite
蒔きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
蒔かれる
Plain Polite
蒔かれます
Negative
蒔かれない
Negative Polite
蒔かれません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

13 strokes

sow (seeds)

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: う.える, まく

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15 strokes

plant, sow

On'Yomi: , バン, ハン

Kun'Yomi: ま.く

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