置く(おく) – To Put, To Place, To Leave Behind, To Establish, To Hire, To Bear, To Take In

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置く oku Has 10 Definitions

  • Godan 五段 Verb With く Ending:
    • Transitive:
      1. To put / to place
      2. To leave (behind)
      3. To establish (an organization, a facility, a position, etc.) / to set up
      4. To appoint (someone to a certain position) / to hire / to employ
      5. To place (one’s trust, one’s faith, etc.) / to bear (in mind, etc.)
      6. To put down a tool (e.g. a pen) hence stopping what one is doing with that tool
      7. To take in (boarders, etc.) / to provide lodging in one’s house
      8. To separate spatially or temporally
    • Auxiliary:
      1. To do something in advance
      2. To leave something in a certain state / to keep something in a certain state

Example Sentences Using 置く

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Component Kanji:

  • - Placement, put, set, deposit, leave behind, keep, employ

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