Meaning of Kaku in Japanese

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Kaku is a Japanese word meaning to write or to describe. Learn more about its meaning and usage in Japanese below.


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to write; to put down; to compose; to describe; to draw

Japanese Characters

書く (かく)

Example & Translation

Watashi wa mainichi nikki o kaiteiru.

or in English:

I keep a diary every day

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