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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 招く (maneku)

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Kana: まねく
Kanji: 招く
Romaji: maneku

Type: verb

Meaning: to invite; to ask; to beckon; to summon; to call; to send for

Example sentences:

彼はアミが夕食に招いてくれるのを今か今かと待っている。
kare wa ami ga yuushoku ni maneite kureru no o imaka imaka to matte iru.
He’s momentarily expecting Ami to give him an invitation to dinner.

なん人かの客を夕食に招いてます。
nanninka no kyaku o yuushoku ni maneitemasu.
Several persons are invited to dine with me.

あなたのためになるかとも思って招いたのです。ご紹介しましょう。
anata no tame ni naru ka to mo omotte maneita no desu. goshoukai shimashou.
I invited him here today on your account. I will introduce you to him.

招かれざる客はすでに戸口に来ていた。
manekarezaru kyaku wa sude ni toguchi ni kite ita.
The uninvited guest was by now at the door.

Similar words:

招待 (shoutai)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 邀请 (yāoqǐng)
Korean: 초대하다 (chodaehada)

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