Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 彷徨く(うろつく) in Japanese

彷徨く
Kana Reading
うろつく, ウロつく
Romaji
urotsuku, urotsuku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to loiter; to putter; to prowl; to wander aimlessly; to knock around
    Example sentence
    よくない連中とうろつき回っている He hangs around with the wrong group of kids.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be confused from not knowing what to do
    Example sentence
    泥棒真夜中にうろつき回る Robbers prowl around at midnight.

Examples of 彷徨く, うろつく, ウロつく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
彷徨く
Plain Polite
彷徨きます
Negative
彷徨かない
Negative Polite
彷徨きません

Past

Plain
彷徨いた
Plain Polite
彷徨きました
Negative
彷徨かなかった
Negative Polite
彷徨きませんでした

Te

Plain
彷徨いて
Plain Polite
彷徨きまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
彷徨かれる
Plain Polite
彷徨かれます
Negative
彷徨かれない
Negative Polite
彷徨かれません


Kanji in this word

7 strokes

stray, wander, loiter

On'Yomi: ホウ

Kun'Yomi: さまよ.う

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12 strokes

wandering

On'Yomi: コウ

Kun'Yomi: さまよ.う

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