くうkuuold Inflection

godan ~う verb / transitive:

  • to eat - male language
  • to live; to make a living; to survive
  • to bite; to sting (as insects do)
  • to tease; to torment; to taunt; to make light of; to make fun of
  • to encroach on; to eat into; to consume
  • to defeat a superior; to threaten a position
  • to consume time and-or resources
  • to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event) - colloquialism
  • to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time - male language - vulgar

tade食うkuumushimo好き好きsukisuki There is no accounting for tastes.

このkono事業jigyouhakinwo食うkuu This job eats money.

今時imadoki年功序列nenkoujoretsudaなんてnante言ってittemo若いwakaiyatsuno反発hanpatsuwo食うkuuだけdakeですdesuyo If you try to defend the seniority-based corporate escalator these days all you'll get is flak from younger employees.

Kanji definition:

ショクSHOKUジキJIKIku.uらうku.rauべるta.beruha.mu

eat; food

Strokes:
9
Radical:
食飠 eat
SKIP:
2-2-7
UTF:
98df
JIS208:
31-9
Nanori:
ぐいgui
Hangul:
식 [sig]사 [sa]
Pinyin:
shí / sì
Stroke order:
Example words:
食事しょくじshokuji
meal; / to eat
食品しょくひんshokuhin
food; food products; foodstuffs
食料しょくりょうshokuryou
food
食糧しょくりょうshokuryou
food (esp. staple food such as rice or wheat); provisions; rations; food supply
昼食ちゅうしょくchuushoku
lunch; midday meal; / food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)

Partial results:

くうやくわずkuuyakuwazu

expression / ~の noun:

  • (living) from hand to mouth; living on the fringe of subsistance

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