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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 響く (hibiku)

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Kana: ひびく
Kanji: 響く
Romaji: hibiku

Type: verb

Meaning: to resound; to be heard far away; to vibrate

Idiom:

名が響く (na ga hibiku): to be famous; to be well-known

Example sentences:

夜の闇にマイケルの声が響いている。
yoru no yami ni maikeru no koe ga hibiite iru.
Michael’s voice goes on in the darkness.

彼は急に笑い出した。よく響く無遠慮な笑い声が暗い森にこだました。
kare wa kyuu ni waraidashita. yoku hibiku muenryo na waraigoe ga kurai mori ni kodamashita.
He laughed suddenly, a ringing, free laugh that startled the echoes in the dark woods.

響く (hibiku)

急にホールのむこうから声が響いてきた。
kyuu ni hooru no mukou kara koe ga hibiite kita.
A voice suddenly rang across the hall.

おや、ヨーロッパまで名が響いていますか?
oya, yoorippa made na ga hibiite imasu ka.
Oh, he has a European fame, has he?

Similar words:

響き渡る (hibikiwataru); 鳴り響く (narihibiku)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 响 (xiǎng)
Korean: 울려퍼지다 (ullyeopeojida)

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