Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
泣き出す, 泣出す
Kana Reading
なきだす
Romaji
nakidasu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `su' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to burst into tears; to burst out crying; to begin to cry; to be moved to tears
    Example sentence
    ブレーカー落ちて真っ暗闇になった赤ちゃん怖くて泣きだしました When the breaker tripped and it became pitch black, the baby got scared and started crying.

Examples of 泣き出す, 泣出す, なきだす in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
泣き出す
Plain Polite
泣き出します
Negative
泣き出さない
Negative Polite
泣き出しません

Past

Plain
泣き出した
Plain Polite
泣き出しました
Negative
泣き出さなかった
Negative Polite
泣き出しませんでした

Te

Plain
泣き出して
Plain Polite
泣き出しまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
泣き出される
Plain Polite
泣き出されます
Negative
泣き出されない
Negative Polite
泣き出されません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

8 strokes

cry, weep, moan

On'Yomi: キュウ

Kun'Yomi: な.く

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5 strokes

exit, leave, go out, come out, put out, protrude

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