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Reading and JLPT level
弾く JLPT 1
Kana Reading
はじく
Romaji
hajiku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to flip; to snap; to flick
    Example sentence
    ピアノ上手に弾く He plays the piano very well.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to repel
    Example sentence
    アコギなんか弾いて遊んでるあったらベース練習しろ If you've got time to play around on an acoustic guitar, practice your bass!
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to use (an abacus); to calculate
    Example sentence
    約束どおりにピアノひいた She played the piano as promised.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to strum; to pluck the strings (of a guitar, etc.)
    Example sentence
    夜遅くピアノ弾かないようにに頼んだ。 I asked him not to play the piano late at night.

Examples of 弾く, はじく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
弾く
Plain Polite
弾きます
Negative
弾かない
Negative Polite
弾きません

Past

Plain
弾いた
Plain Polite
弾きました
Negative
弾かなかった
Negative Polite
弾きませんでした

Te

Plain
弾いて
Plain Polite
弾きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

12 strokes

bullet, twang, flip, snap

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