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聞 : Hear

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Components:

hear, ask, listen

On 'yomi:
ブン(bun) モン(mon)
Kun 'yomi:
き.く(ki.ku) き.こえる(ki.koeru)
Strokes:14
Radical: (169)
Usage Rating:319
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:2
Unicode:0805e
jis208:42-25
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聞 Usage examples

(なまぎき)being inattentive
立ち(たちぎき)
(たちぎき)
eavesdropping
こし召す(きこしめす)to hear, to drink
き外す(ききはずす)
外す(ききはずす)
to stop listening halfway through
き忘れる(ききわすれる)to forget to ask
き直す(ききなおす)
きなおす(ききなおす)
to listen again, to ask again
き流す(ききながす)
流す(ききながす)
to ignore
き做す(ききなす)to consider
き落す(ききおとす)to fail to catch
き過ごす(ききすごす)
き過す(ききすごす)
過ごす(ききすごす)
to fail to catch, to ignore
き損なう(ききそこなう)
損なう(ききそこなう)
to miss (the chance to hear), to fail to catch
き置く(ききおく)to listen
き違う(ききちがう)to mishear
き違える(ききちがえる)to mishear
き飽きる(ききあきる)
きあきる(ききあきる)
to be tired of hearing
き澄ます(ききすます)to listen attentively
道を(みちをきく)to ask the way
一応いておく(いちおうきいておく)
一応いて置く(いちおうきいておく)
to hear someone out anyway
音に(おとにきく)to be widely known, to be famous
香を(こうをきく)to smell incense
に載る(しんぶんにのる)to appear in the newspaper
(しんぶんほ)newspaper distributor
如是我(にょぜがもん)thus I hear (quote from the sutras), these ears have heard
きいただく(おききいただく)
き頂く(おききいただく)
to ask (politely)
学校新(がっこうしんぶん)school paper
競馬新(けいばしんぶん)racing form, racing (news)paper
記事(しんぶんきじ)newspaper story (article, account)
配達(しんぶんはいたつ)(newspaper) carrier, newspaper (delivery) boy (girl), new
発表(しんぶんはっぴょう)(issuing) a press release
こえ(きこえ)reputation, fame, renown
き頂く(ききいただく)
きいただく(ききいただく)
to ask (politely)
(ちょもん)something well-known throughout the world
産経新(さんけいしんぶん)Sankei newspaper
きもしないで(ききもしないで)without even asking, without even listening, without careful inquiry (enquiry)
かん坊(きかんぼう)naughty child, unruly child
強記(はくぶんきょうき)widely-read with a remarkable retentive memory
言うことを(いうことをきく)
言う事を(いうことをきく)
to do what one is told to, to listen to what someone says
ゴロ新(ゴロしんぶん)racketeering newspaper, journal that demands money in return for favourable articles
奇譚(いぶんきたん)strange stories and curious tales
希代未(きたいみもん)unheard-of, unparalleled
覚知(けんもんかくち)perception through the six senses (of sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch, and consciousness)
学問(しんぶんがくもん)knowledge gained (information acquired) from newspapers
辞令(しんぶんじれい)appointment or dismissal conjecturally reported in the media (esp. when the conjecture turned out to be wrong), announcement of an appointment that turns out to be mere press speculation
政界余(せいかいよぶん)tidbits of political gossip
浅学寡(せんがくかぶん)shallow learning and limited information, ignorant and badly informed