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取り付く, 取りつく, 取付く

Kana Reading
とりつく
Romaji
toritsuku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to cling to; to hold on to; to hold fast to
    Example sentence
    彼女悪魔取り付かれている She is possessed by a devil.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to grapple
    Example sentence
    貧乏とりつかれていた He was in the grip of poverty.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to set about doing; to begin; to commence; to undertake
    Example sentence
    世界君臨しようという野望とりつかれている He is possessed with the ambition to rule over the world.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to take hold of; to possess; to haunt
    Example sentence
    取っつきにくい He is a hard man to approach.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to obtain a clue; to get a lead
    Example sentence
    恐ろしい病気とりつかれた He fell a victim to a deadly disease.

Examples of 取り付く, 取りつく, 取付く, とりつく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
取り付く
Plain Polite
取り付きます
Negative
取り付かない
Negative Polite
取り付きません

Past

Plain
取り付いた
Plain Polite
取り付きました
Negative
取り付かなかった
Negative Polite
取り付きませんでした

Te

Plain
取り付いて
Plain Polite
取り付きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
取り付かれる
Plain Polite
取り付かれます
Negative
取り付かれない
Negative Polite
取り付かれません

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