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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 泣く (naku)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 泣く (naku)

Kana: なく
Kanji: 泣く
Romaji: naku

Type: Verb

Meaning: to cry; to weep; to sob; to howl

Example sentences:

誰だ、おれの妹を泣かしたのは。
dare da, ore no imouto o nakashita nowa.
Who made my little sister cry?

泣くなよ。君らしくないじゃん。
naku na yo. kimi rashikunai jan.
Don’t cry. It’s not like you.

女の子は泣くだけで何も言えなかった。
onna no ko wa naku dake de nanimo ienakatta.
The little girls just cried and couldn’t say anything.

泣く (naku)

僕が彼女を泣かせてるわけじゃないのに…
boku ga kanojo o nakaseteru wake janai noni.
It’s not like I’m making her cry.

あの、やっぱりちょっと泣いていいですか?
ano, yappari chotto naite ii desu ka.
Can I cry a bit?

泣くのは、好きな男の前でだけにしておこうぜ。
naku nowa, suki na otoko no mae de dake ni shite okou ze.
You should only cry in front of the guy you like.

Similar words:

弔う (tomurau)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 哭 (kū)
Korean: 울다 (ulda)

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