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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 描く (kaku)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: えがく; かく
Kanji: 描く; 画く
Romaji: egaku; kaku

Type: Verb

Meaning: to draw; to paint; to sketch; to picture in one’s mind; to imagine

Example sentences:

漫画家って寿命を削っても作品を描くものだぜ。
mangaka tte jumyou o kezuttemo sakuhin o kaku mono da ze.
A manga artist has got to keep drawing, even if it shortens his lifespan.


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彼は最近絵も描かずお酒ばかり飲んでいる。
kare wa saikin e mo kakazu osake bakari nonde iru.
Lately he doesn’t paint and only drinks all the time.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 描く (kaku)

今ここに残っている絵はほとんどすぶてこの屋敷の中で描かれたものなんです。
ima koko ni nokotte iru e wa hotondo subete kono yashiki no naka de kakareta mono nan desu.
Almost all of the paintings remaining here were painted on the estate.

わたしも絵が描けるといいんだけれど…
watashi mo e ga kakeru to iin da keredo.
I wish I could draw.

Similar words:

描き出す (egakidasu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 画 (huà)
Korean: 그리다 (geulida)


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