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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 吐く (haku)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 吐く (haku)

Kana: はく
Kanji: 吐く
Romaji: haku

Type: Verb
Meaning: to breathe out, to breathe, to tell (a lie), to use (foul language), to vomit, to throw up, to spit up
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

客は何度か苦しそうな太い息を吐いた。
kyaku wa nandoka kurushisou na futoi iki o haita.
The visitor panted several times.

井出は感情を抑えようと息を大きく吐いた。
ide wa kanjou o osaeyou to iki o ookiku haita.
Ide exhaled, trying to control his emotions.


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吐く (haku)

あんなに怖かったことはなかった。息を吸ったり吐いたりしていた。
anna ni kowakatta koto wa nakatta. iki o suttari haitari shite ita.
I’ve never been so scared, breathing in and out.

私は恐れた。中国兵らは遺体を捜しにくるに違いないが、吐く息で生きていることを知られてしまう。
watashi wa osoreta. chuugokuheira wa itai o sagashi ni kuru ni chigai nai ga, haku iki de ikite iru koto o shirarete shimau.
I feared that the Chinese, searching the bodies as they were sure to, would be able to tell I was alive from my breath.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 吐 (tǔ)
Korean: 토하다 (tohada)


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