行く

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  • いく iku
  • ゆく yuku

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  • Godan verbintransitive verb
    to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach
    • see also: 
  • to proceed, to take place
    • see also: 
    • い sometimes omitted in auxiliary use
  • to pass through, to come and go
    • to walk
        • Applies only to 逝く
        to die, to pass away
        • to do (in a specific way)
          • to stream, to flow
            • auxiliary verb
              to continue
              • usually written using kana aloneGodan verbintransitive verb
                to have an orgasm, to come, to cum
                • usually written using kana aloneslang
                  to trip, to get high, to have a drug-induced hallucination

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                  • 6 strokes

                    going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank

                  Verb conjugation

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                  Plain
                  Present行く - いく (iku) 
                  Negative行かない - いかない (ikanai) 
                  Past行った - いった (itta) 
                  Past negative行かなかった - いかなかった (ikanakatta) 
                  Te form行って - いって (itte) 
                  Tai form行きたい - いきたい (ikitai) 
                  Volitional行こう - いこう (ikou) 
                  Imperative行け - いけ (ike) 
                  Passive行かれる - いかれる (ikareru) 
                  Conditional行ったら - いったら (ittara) 
                  Provisional conditional行けば - いけば (ikeba) 
                  Causative行かせる - いかせる (ikaseru) 
                  Potential行ける - いける (ikeru) 
                  Keigo (Polite)
                  Present行きます - いきます (ikimasu) 
                  Negative行きません - いきません (ikimasen) 
                  Past行きました - いきました (ikimashita) 
                  Past negative行きませんでした - いきませんでした (ikimasendeshita) 
                  Te form行きまして - いきまして (ikimashite) 
                  Tai form行きたいです - いきたいです (ikitaidesu) 
                  Volitional行きましょう - いきましょう (ikimashou) 
                  Imperative行きませ - いきませ (ikimase) 
                  Passive行かれます - いかれます (ikaremasu) 

                  Example sentences

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                  • Japanese sentence

                    私達はそれを禍とせず最善を尽くして頑張っていかなくてはならない。 

                    Sentence analysis
                    English translation

                    We'll have to try and make the best of it.

                  • Japanese sentence

                    これらの規則はずっと守られてきたし、これからもいつも守られていくだろう。 

                    Sentence analysis
                    English translation

                    These rules have been and always will be observed.

                  • Japanese sentence

                    お母さん、泳ぎに行ってもいい。 

                    Sentence analysis
                    English translation

                    Mom, can I go swimming?