Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
俯く, 俯向く, うつ向く JLPT 1
Kana Reading
うつむく
Romaji
utsumuku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending
    Meaning
    to hang one's head in shame; to look downward; to cast one's eyes down
    Example sentence
    言ってから、まゆちゃん恥ずかしそうに俯いてしまう Having said it, Mayu hangs her head in embarrassment.

Examples of 俯く, 俯向く, うつ向く, うつむく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
俯く
Plain Polite
俯きます
Negative
俯かない
Negative Polite
俯きません

Past

Plain
俯いた
Plain Polite
俯きました
Negative
俯かなかった
Negative Polite
俯きませんでした

Te

Plain
俯いて
Plain Polite
俯きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

6 strokes

yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

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10 strokes

bend down, lie prostrate

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: ふ.す, うつむ.く, ふ.せる

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