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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 浮かぶ (ukabu)

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Kana: うかぶ
Kanji: 浮かぶ
Romaji: ukabu

Type: verb

Meaning: to float; to be suspended; to rise to surface; to come to mind; to have inspiration

Example sentences:

彼の顔には、にこやかな優しい表情が浮かんでいるのだ。
kare no kao ni wa, nikoyaka na yasashii hyoujou ga ukande iru no da.
His features wore an expression of tenderness.

ぼんやりした霞の中から、ひとつの考えが浮かんできた。
bonyari shita kasumi no naka kara, hitotsu no kangae ga ukande kita.
Out of the dullness, one thought arose.

浮かぶ (ukabu)

ヘンリは、目に二粒の涙が浮かぶのを感じた。
henri wa, me ni futatsubu no namida ga ukabu no o kanjita.
Henry felt tears start into his eyes.

中村の薄い唇が歪み、恐ろしい笑みが浮かんだ。
nakamura no usui kuchibiru ga yugami, osoroshii emi ga ukanda.
Nakamura’s thin mouth curled into a horrible smile.

Similar words:

浮かべる (ukaberu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 浮 (fú); 漂 (piāo)
Korean: 뜨다 (tteuda)

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