あくaku Inflection

godan ~く verb / intransitive verb:

  • to open (e.g. doors) - esp. 開く
  • to open (e.g. business, etc.) - esp. 開く
  • to be empty - esp. 空く
  • to be vacant; to be available; to be free - esp. 空く
  • to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.) - esp. 明く
  • to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.) - esp. 明く
  • to come to an end - esp. 明く

godan ~く verb / transitive:

  • to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.) - esp. 明く

godan ~く verb / intransitive verb:

  • to have a hole; to form a gap; to have an interval (between events) 穴が開く

ぐいとguito押すosutoドアDOAha開いたhiraita The door yielded to a strong push.

お宅otakunomiseha何時itsuまでmadeあいていますaiteimasuka How late are you open?

1塁gaあいていたaiteitaのでnode打者dashawo歩かせたarukaseta With first base open, he walked the batter.

いつもitsumo何曜日naniyoubiならnara空いていますaiteimasuka What day are you usually free?

hakoha空いていてaiteitenakahaからkaraだったdatta The box was open and empty.

そのsono皮製kawaseino上着uwagino両肘ryouhiji部分bubunga擦り減ってkosurihetteanaga空いたaita The leather jacket has worn out at the elbows.

ひらくhiraku Inflection

godan ~く verb / intransitive verb / transitive:

  • to open; to undo; to unseal; to unpack
  • to bloom; to unfold; to spread out
  • to open (for business, e.g. in the morning)
  • to be wide (gap, etc.); to widen

godan ~く verb / transitive:

  • to hold (meeting, etc.); to give; to open
  • to found (nation, dynasty, sect, etc.); to open (a new business); to set up; to establish; to start
  • to open (ports, borders, etc.)
  • to open (an account)
  • to open up (new land, path, etc.); to clear; to develop 拓く
  • to open (a file, etc.) - IT term
  • to extract (root); to reduce (equation) - Mathematics term
  • to cut open (fish) - as 魚を開く - Food term
  • to change (kanji into hiragana)

godan ~く verb / intransitive verb:

  • to flare (e.g. skirt)
  • to slacken (into a poor posture) - as 体が開く, 肩が開く, etc. - Sports term

先週senshuu私達watashitachiha舞踏会butoukaiwo開きましたhirakimashita We gave a ball last week.

niwanoバラBARAnokinoつぼみtsubomiga少しずつsukoshizutsu開きhiraki始めるhajimeru Little by little, the buds on the rosebush in my garden begin to open.

私達watashitachihaそのsonomisega開くhirakuまでmadeしばらくshibaraku待つmatsuよりyori仕方がなかったshikataganakatta We had no choice but to wait for a while until the store opened.

Kanji definition:

カイKAIひらhira.kuひらhira.ki~びら bira.kiひらけるhira.kerua.kuけるa.keru

open; unfold; unseal

Strokes:
12
Radical:
門 gate
SKIP:
3-8-4
UTF:
958b
JIS208:
19-11
Nanori:
はるharukaひらきhiraki
Hangul:
개 [gae]
Pinyin:
kāi
Stroke order:
Example words:
開発かいはつkaihatsu
development; exploitation
展開てんかいtenkai
development; evolution; progressing; unfolding; (plot) twist; / expansion; spreading out; extending; deployment; building up; / expansion; / extraction (e.g. files); decompression; unpacking
開始かいしkaishi
start; commencement; beginning; initiation
開催かいさいkaisai
holding (a conference, exhibition, etc.); opening; hosting (e.g. the Olympics)
開放かいほうkaihou
opening (a door, window, etc.); leaving open; / opening up (e.g. to the public); allowing (public) access

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