つくtsuku Inflection

godan ~く verb / transitive:

  • to prick; to stab
  • to poke; to prod; to push; to thrust; to nudge; to hit; to strike
  • to use (a cane); to prop oneself up with; to press against (the floor, etc.)
  • to attack
  • to brave (the rain, etc.)

haride親指oyayubiwo突いてtsuiteしまったshimatta I pricked my thumb with a needle.

羽子板hagoitade突くtsukuhanenotamahaむくろじmukurojiというtoiu大木taibokunoshuですdesu The feathered balls you hit with a battledore are the seeds of a large tree called 'soapberry'.

テーブルTEEBURUniひじhijiwo突くtsukunohaやめyameなさいnasai Keep your elbows off the table.

つつくtsutsukuirr.irr. Inflection

godan ~く verb / transitive:

  • to poke (repeatedly, lightly); to nudge
  • to peck at (one's food); to pick at
  • to peck at (someone's faults, etc.)
  • to egg on; to put up to

yabuwoつついてtsutsuiteヘビHEBIwo出すdasu It's not good to wake a sleeping snake.

きつつきkitsutsukiha長くnagaku尖ったtogattaくちばしkuchibashidekinomikiwoつついてtsutsuitenakaniいるirumushiwo食べますtabemasu Woodpeckers peck tree trunks with their long pointed beaks and eat insects found there.

Kanji definition:

トツTOTSUKAtsu.ku

stab; protruding; thrust; pierce; prick; collision; sudden

Strokes:
8
Radical:
穴 cave
SKIP:
2-3-5
UTF:
7a81
JIS208:
38-45
Hangul:
돌 [dol]
Pinyin:
tú / tū
Stroke order:
Example words:
衝突しょうとつshoutotsu
collision; crash; running into; / conflict; quarrel; clashing
突破とっぱtoppa
breaking through; breakthrough; penetration
突然とつぜんtotsuzen
abrupt; sudden; unexpected
突入とつにゅうtotsunyuu
rushing into; breaking into; storming; / plunging into (war, etc.); embarking on (a new venture)
突きつきtsuki
thrust; stab; lunge; pass (in fencing); / tsuki; thrust to the throat (in kendo); / tsuki; thrust to the chest

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