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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 開く (hiraku)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 開く (hiraku)

Kana: ひらく
Kanji: 開く
Romaji: hiraku

Type: Verb
Meaning: to open, to undo, to unseal, to unpack, to bloom, to unfold, to spread out, to open (for business), to hold (meeting), to found (nation)
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

ドアさえ音もなく開いたのであった。
doa sae oto mo naku hiraita no de atta.
The door had itself opened noiselessly.

数分して、男は眼を開いて、うつろな眼付きで、周囲を見まわした。
suufun shite, otoko wa me o hiraite, utsuro na metsuki de, shuui o mimawashita.
In a few minutes the man opened his eyes and looked round him with a vacant stare.

開く (hiraku)

正しく発せられれば、神聖なことばは異世界への門を開く鍵として機能する。
tadashiku hasserarereba, shinsei na kotoba wa isekai e no mon o hiraku kagi toshite kinou suru.
Sacred words, if properly spoken, function like keys that open gateways to other worlds.

内側から鍵束のなる音がして、ドアが開いた。
uchigawa kara kagi taba no naru oto ga shite, doa ga hiraita.
Some keys rattled inside and the door opened.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 开 (kāi)
Korean: 열리다 (yeollida)

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