Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 受ける (ukeru)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 受ける (ukeru)

Kana: うける
Kanji: 受ける
Romaji: ukeru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to receive; to get; to catch (e.g. a ball); to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.); to sustain (damage); to incur (a loss); to suffer (an injury); to feel (influence); to undergo (e.g. surgery); to take (a test); to accept (a challenge); to be given (e.g. life, talent); to follow; to succeed; to be descended from; to face (south, etc.); to be modified by; to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee; to be well-received; to become popular; to go down well; to be funny; to be humorous
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

takagi kyokuchou wa imashigata genba sousakan kara denwa o uke, susamajii shisseki o tsuzukete ita.
Director Takagi had just received a phone call from a field agent and had immediately flown into a tirade.

keifu wa hawai taizaichuu ni gakusei biza o mukou ni sare, watashitachi ga touchaku suru nankagetsu ka mae ni indoneshia gun ni chouhei o uketa.
My stepfather had seen his student visa revoked while still in Hawaii and had been conscripted into the Indonesian army a few months before our arrival.

受ける Verb Conjugation

Infographic: conjugation of Japanese verb 受ける. Click on image to view full size.

kuugun no engo mo erarezu, teki no kuushuu o ukeru bakari datta.
The troops were badly harried by air attack, and lacked air support themselves.

yagate kyouiku o uketa roudousha ga hitsuyou ni nari, nochi ni wa emubiee o shutoku shita keieisha ga hitsuyou ni natta.
Soon they needed somewhat educated workers. Later they needed managers with MBAs.

受ける (ukeru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 受 (shòu)
Korean: 받다 (badda)

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