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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 作る (tsukuru)

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Kana: つくる
Kanji: 作る; 造る; 創る
Romaji: tsukuru

Type: verb

Meaning: to make; to produce; to manufacture; to build; to construct; to prepare

Example sentences:

この辞書を作るのに10年かかりました。
kono jisho o tsukuru no ni juunen kakarimashita.
It took 10 years to make this dictionary.

大好きな人のためにバレンタインのチョコ作ってる。
daisuki na hito no tame ni barentain no choko tsukutteru.
I’m making Valentine’s chocolate for the person I love.

作る Verb Conjugation

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せっかくお昼ご飯作ってあげたのに、全然手付けてないじゃない!
sekkaku ohirugohan tsukutte ageta noni, zenzen tetsuketenai janai.
I went through all the trouble to make you lunch, and you haven’t even touched it!

わたしたちがここに何を作っているのか、想像できるかね?
watashitachi ga koko ni nani o tsukutte iru no ka, souzou dekiru ka ne.
I imagine you can guess what we’re making here?

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 作る (tsukuru)

Similar words:

作り出す (tsukuridasu); 生み出す (umidasu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 做 (zuò); 作 (zuò)
Korean: 만들다 (mandeulda)

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