履く

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  • はく haku

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  • Godan verbtransitive verb
    to put on (or wear) lower-body clothing (i.e. pants, skirt, etc.), to put on (or wear) footwear
      • usu 履く or 穿く
    • to affix a sword to one's hip
        • usu. 佩く or 帯く
      • to affix a bowstring to a bow

        Clothes in Japanese

        Different western style clothes in Japanese

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        Clothes in Japanese

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        • 15 strokes

          perform, complete, footgear, shoes, boots, put on (the feet)

        Verb conjugation

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        Plain
        Present履く - はく (haku) 
        Negative履かない - はかない (hakanai) 
        Past履いた - はいた (haita) 
        Past negative履かなかった - はかなかった (hakanakatta) 
        Te form履いて - はいて (haite) 
        Tai form履きたい - はきたい (hakitai) 
        Volitional履こう - はこう (hakou) 
        Imperative履け - はけ (hake) 
        Passive履かれる - はかれる (hakareru) 
        Conditional履いたら - はいたら (haitara) 
        Provisional conditional履けば - はけば (hakeba) 
        Causative履かせる - はかせる (hakaseru) 
        Potential履ける - はける (hakeru) 
        Keigo (Polite)
        Present履きます - はきます (hakimasu) 
        Negative履きません - はきません (hakimasen) 
        Past履きました - はきました (hakimashita) 
        Past negative履きませんでした - はきませんでした (hakimasendeshita) 
        Te form履きまして - はきまして (hakimashite) 
        Tai form履きたいです - はきたいです (hakitaidesu) 
        Volitional履きましょう - はきましょう (hakimashou) 
        Imperative履きませ - はきませ (hakimase) 
        Passive履かれます - はかれます (hakaremasu) 

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        • Japanese sentence

          この靴はきつすぎてはけない。 

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          English translation

          These shoes are too tight to get into.