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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 打つ (utsu)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 打つ (utsu)

Kana: うつ
Kanji: 打つ
Romaji: utsu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to hit, to strike, to knock, to beat, to punch, to slap, to tap, to bang, to clap, to pound, to sound, to move, to impress, to touch, to drive in, to hammer in, to put in, to inject, to type, to send, to transmit, to insert, to write in, to mark, to prepare, to till, to sprinkle, to throw, to cast, to do, to carry out, to play, to perform, to engage in
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

私はばくちを打ったことは一度もない。
watashi wa bakuchi o utta koto wa ichido mo nai.
I have never gambled in my life.

彼らは、仕事に関して服従を期待・要求できるし、服従しない部下や期待した成果をあげられない部下に対してはさまざまな手を打つことができる。
karera wa, shigoto ni kanshite fukujuu o kitai youkyuu dekiru shi, fukujuu shinai buka ya kitai shita seika o agerarenai buka ni tai shite wa samazama na te o utsu koto ga dekiru.
They can demand and expect obedience on the job and have the power to take action against followers who do not obey or meet expected standards of performance.

打つ Verb Conjugation

Infographic: conjugation of Japanese verb 打つ. Click on image to view full size.

わたしたちは兵士が乗り込んだバンの後部座席にその女性がとらわれているのを見ました。薬か何かを打たれた様子で。
watashitachi wa heishi ga norikonda ban no koubu zaseki ni sono josei ga torawarete iru no o mimashita. kusuri ka nanika o utareta yousu de.
We saw that woman trapped in the back of a van full of soldiers, and she looked like she’d been drugged or something.

この静けさのなかでは、心臓の打つ音だけでも自分がいることを知らせてしまいそうだ。
kono shizukesa no naka de wa, shinzou no utsu oto dake demo jibun ga iru koto o shirasete shimaisou da.
In the silence, the pounding of my heart seems loud enough to give me away.

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 打つ (utsu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 打 (dǎ)
Korean: 치다 (chida)

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