Definition of べき

べきbeki

auxiliary:

  • should; must; that one ought to; to be done - suf. to verbs
  • -able - passive ending
  • probably; likely

Example Sentences

watashino言うiukotowo聞くkikuべきbekiだっdataのにnoni
You should have listened to me.
結婚式kekkonshikidehaあまりにamariniたくさんtakusannoごちそうgochisouga出さdasaretaのでnode新郎shinrou新婦shinpuhaもっとmotto多くookunohitowo呼ぶyobuべきbekiだっdatakanato思いomoi始めhajimeta
Food and drink were served in such profusion at the wedding that the bride and groom began to wonder if they should not have invited more guests.
男女danjo関係なくkankeinaku行くikuべきbekiでしょうdeshoune
They should go, regardless of whether they're men or women.
学問gakumonha強いられるshiirareruべきではないbekidehanai学問gakumonha奨励shoureiされるsareruべきbekida
Learning should not be forced. Learning should be encouraged.
kareha将来shourai国家kokkano棟梁touryouたるtaruべきbekiutsuwada
He has the capacity to be a future leader of the nation.

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