Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
置く JLPT 5
Kana Reading
おく
Romaji
oku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending
    Meaning
    to put; to place
    Example sentence
    失礼が、上記の記事にある3つ誤り指摘しておきたい Excuse me; allow me to point out three errors in the above article.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to leave (behind)
    Example sentence
    助手席置いていたない The bag I left on the passenger seat is missing!
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to do something in advance (usu. following te-form verb)
    Example sentence
    ワイン冷やしておいてくれたとは気が利いてるね。 How thoughtful of you to have chilled some wine for us.

Examples of 置く, おく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
置く
Plain Polite
置きます
Negative
置かない
Negative Polite
置きません

Past

Plain
置いた
Plain Polite
置きました
Negative
置かなかった
Negative Polite
置きませんでした

Te

Plain
置いて
Plain Polite
置きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

13 strokes

placement, put, set, deposit, leave behind, keep, employ, pawn

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: お.く, -お.き

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