ku

noun / suffix noun:

  • section (i.e. of text); sentence; passage; paragraph
  • phrase - Linguistics term
  • verse (of 5 or 7 mora in Japanese poetry; of 4, 5, or 7 characters in Chinese poetry)
  • haiku; first 17 morae of a renga, etc.
  • maxim; saying; idiom; expression

karehaそのsonokuno文字どおりのmojidoorino意味imiwo説明setsumeiしたshita He explained the literal meaning of the phrase.

このkonokudeha前置詞zenchishiwo省略shouryakuできるdekiru You can omit the preposition in this phrase.

Kanji definition:

KU

phrase; clause; sentence; passage; paragraph; counter for haiku

Strokes:
5
Radical:
口 mouth
SKIP:
3-2-3
UTF:
53e5
JIS208:
22-71
Nanori:
すくsuku
Hangul:
구 [gu]귀 [gwi]
Pinyin:
jù / gōu
Stroke order:
Example words:
俳句はいくhaiku
haiku; 17-mora poem, usu. in 3 lines of 5, 7 and 5 morae
文句もんくmonku
complaint; grumbling; objection; / phrase; words; expression
ku
section (i.e. of text); sentence; passage; paragraph; / phrase; / verse (of 5 or 7 mora in Japanese poetry; of 4, 5, or 7 characters in Chinese poetry); / haiku; first 17 morae of a renga, etc.; / maxim; saying; idiom; expression
句集くしゅうkushuu
collection of haiku poems
句読点くとうてんkutouten
punctuation mark

Partial results:

くぎるkugiru Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to demarcate; to delimit; to divide (an area); to mark off; to cut off - esp. 区切る
  • to punctuate; to put an end to (e.g. a sentence); to insert pauses or breaks (e.g. when reading aloud) - esp. 句切る
くとうてんkutouten

noun:

  • punctuation mark
くぎりkugiri

noun:

  • punctuation; pause; juncture
  • end; (place to) stop
くしゅうkushuu

noun:

  • collection of haiku poems
くかいkukai

noun:

  • gathering of haiku poets
くさくkusaku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • composing haiku poems
くいkui

noun:

  • meaning of phrase
くくkuku

noun:

  • every clause
くぎkugi

noun:

  • meaning of a phrase
くひkuhi

noun:

  • slab with a haiku cut on it
くせつkusetsu

noun:

  • phrases and clauses
くてんkuten

noun:

  • period; full stop
くこうぞうきそくkukouzoukisoku

noun:

  • phrase structure rule - Linguistics term
くとうkutou

noun:

  • breaks and pauses (in a sentence)
  • punctuation - abbreviation 句読点
  • way of reading (esp. kanbun)
くこうぞうぶんぽうkukouzoubunpou

noun:

  • phrase structure grammar; PSG - Linguistics term
くとうほうkutouhou

noun:

  • punctuation rules

綴りtsuzurito句読法kutouhouniもっとmotto気を付けkiwotsukeなくてはいけませんnakutehaikemasenyo You must be more careful about spelling and punctuation.

くほうkuhou

noun:

  • conventions to be followed in composing Japanese poetry; phraseology; diction 句形
  • rules of grammar and syntax when reading kanbun in Japanese 句形
くれいkurei

noun:

  • phrase example; haiku example
くごころkugokoro

noun:

  • poetic instinct; taste for haiku
くけいkukei

noun:

  • poetry form (esp. haiku) 句法
  • grammatical structure in kanbun 句法
くどうしkudoushi

noun:

  • phrasal verb - Linguistics term
くをきるkuwokiru Inflection

expression / godan ~る verb:

  • to punctuate a sentence
くとうもじkutoumoji

noun:

  • punctuation character - IT term
くをつくるkuwotsukuru Inflection

expression / godan ~る verb:

  • to compose a haiku poem

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