Learning Japanese: Fuku

Window cleaning

The Japanese word fuku, pronounced "fuh-koo", means to wipe or to mop. Explore more about this common Japanese verb below.

Japanese Characters

拭く (ふく)

Example

Koboshita mizu o taoru de fuita.
こぼした水をタオルで拭いた。
I mopped up spilled water with a towel.
Okaasan to mado o fuku.
お母さんと窓を拭く。
I clean a window with my mom.

 

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