Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
就く, 即く JLPT 3
Kana Reading
つく
Romaji
tsuku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending
    Meaning
    to ascend (the throne); to accede
    Example sentence
    友人好意就くこときた。 I was able to get a job through the good offices of my friend.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to take (seat, position, course, etc.); to assume
    Example sentence
    目玉くり抜かれて座についた There's a king on a throne with his eyes torn out.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to start (on a journey); to commence; to depart
    Example sentence
    面接とてもうまくいったのではその仕事についた。 The interview went off so well that he got the job.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to study (under teacher); to be an apprentice
    Example sentence
    もう責任ある地位にはついていません My father has no longer a responsible position.

Examples of 就く, 即く, つく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
就く
Plain Polite
就きます
Negative
就かない
Negative Polite
就きません

Past

Plain
就いた
Plain Polite
就きました
Negative
就かなかった
Negative Polite
就きませんでした

Te

Plain
就いて
Plain Polite
就きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

7 strokes

instant, namely, as is, conform, agree, adapt

On'Yomi: ソク

Kun'Yomi: つ.く, つ.ける, すなわ.ち

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JLPT 1

12 strokes

concerning, settle, take position, depart, study, per

On'Yomi: シュウ, ジュ

Kun'Yomi: つ.く, つ.ける

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