Word of the Day - naku

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Abe, Namiko. "Word of the Day - naku." ThoughtCo, Apr. 26, 2017, thoughtco.com/naku-meaning-and-characters-2028455. Abe, Namiko. (2017, April 26). Word of the Day - naku. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/naku-meaning-and-characters-2028455 Abe, Namiko. "Word of the Day - naku." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/naku-meaning-and-characters-2028455 (accessed October 18, 2017).

Word of the Day:

naku

Pronunciation:

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Meaning:

to cry; to shed tears; to weep; to sob; to blubber

Japanese characters:

泣く (なく)

Example:

Kono hon o yomu to itsumo naiteshimau.
この本を読むといつも泣いてしまう。

Translation:

I can't help crying whenever I read this book.

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Abe, Namiko. "Word of the Day - naku." ThoughtCo, Apr. 26, 2017, thoughtco.com/naku-meaning-and-characters-2028455. Abe, Namiko. (2017, April 26). Word of the Day - naku. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/naku-meaning-and-characters-2028455 Abe, Namiko. "Word of the Day - naku." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/naku-meaning-and-characters-2028455 (accessed October 18, 2017).