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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 抱く (idaku)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: いだく
Kanji: 抱く
Romaji: idaku

Type: verb

Meaning: to embrace; to hold in the arms; to hug; to harbour (e.g. grudge); to bear; to have (e.g. ambition); to entertain (e.g. hope, suspicion)

Example sentences:

赤ちゃんを抱かせてくれ。抱っこの仕方ぐらい心得てるから。
akachan o idakasete kure. dakko no shikata gurai kokoroete iru kara.
Let me hold the baby. I know how to hold babies.

あなたが彼のことも、彼が抱くような愛情のことも、理解できないよ。
anata ga kare no koto mo, kare ga idaku you na aijou no koto mo, rikai dekinai yo.
You can’t understand him or his kind of love.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 抱く (idaku)

その人たちだって、わたしに対してどんな怨みを抱いているかわかりません。
sono hitotachi datte, watashi ni taishite donna urami o idaite iru ka wakarimasen.
Who knows what grudges they have against me?

まさか殺意を抱いていたとはお考えにならないでしょう?
masaka satsui o idaite ita to wa okangae ni naranai deshou.
You do not think that he had any murderous intention?

Similar words:

抱える (kakaeru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 抱 (bào)
Korean: 안다 (anda)

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