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招く

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
まねく
Romaji
maneku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to invite; to ask
    Example sentence
    ただし調子に乗る失敗招く注意 However if you get carried away you'll risk failure so take care!
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to beckon; to wave someone in; to gesture to
    Example sentence
    お世辞乗せられると、破滅招く When the flatterer pipes, then the devil dances.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to call in; to send for; to summon
    Example sentence
    旱魃食糧不足招いた The drought led to an insufficiency of food.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to bring on oneself; to cause; to incur; to lead to; to result in
    Example sentence
    隣近所夕食招いた I called my neighbors over for dinner.

Examples of 招く, まねく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
招く
Plain Polite
招きます
Negative
招かない
Negative Polite
招きません

Past

Plain
招いた
Plain Polite
招きました
Negative
招かなかった
Negative Polite
招きませんでした

Te

Plain
招いて
Plain Polite
招きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

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

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