Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
向く JLPT 3
Kana Reading
むく
Romaji
muku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending
    Meaning
    to face
    Example sentence
    意見のその仕事には向いていない。 In my opinion he is not fit for the work.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to turn toward
    Example sentence
    向くと、右側になる If you face north, the east is on your right.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be suited to; to be fit for
    Example sentence
    彼女編集仕事むいている She is made to be an editor.

Examples of 向く, むく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
向く
Plain Polite
向きます
Negative
向かない
Negative Polite
向きません

Past

Plain
向いた
Plain Polite
向きました
Negative
向かなかった
Negative Polite
向きませんでした

Te

Plain
向いて
Plain Polite
向きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
向かれる
Plain Polite
向かれます
Negative
向かれない
Negative Polite
向かれません

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JLPT 3

6 strokes

yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

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