Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
噂を聞く, うわさを聞く
Kana Reading
うわさをきく
Romaji
uwasawokiku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with `ku' ending
    Meaning
    to hear a rumor; to get wind of
    Example sentence
    彼女がまもなく結婚するという噂を聞いた I have heard say that she will get married before long.

Examples of 噂を聞く, うわさを聞く, うわさをきく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
噂を聞く
Plain Polite
噂を聞きます
Negative
噂を聞かない
Negative Polite
噂を聞きません

Past

Plain
噂を聞いた
Plain Polite
噂を聞きました
Negative
噂を聞かなかった
Negative Polite
噂を聞きませんでした

Te

Plain
噂を聞いて
Plain Polite
噂を聞きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
噂を聞かれる
Plain Polite
噂を聞かれます
Negative
噂を聞かれない
Negative Polite
噂を聞かれません

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Kanji in this word

15 strokes

rumor, gossip, hearsay

On'Yomi: ソン

Kun'Yomi: うわさ

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JLPT 5

14 strokes

hear, ask, listen

On'Yomi: ブン, モン

Kun'Yomi: き.く, き.こえる

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