Meaning of あく in Japanese

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Definition of あく

  1. (n) evil; wickedness

    Any virtuous idea can be vicious in itself.

  1. (n) lye
  2. harsh taste; astringency
  3. scum (formed when cooking some foods)
  4. (excessive) strength of will
  1. (v5k, vi) to open (e.g. doors)
  2. to open (e.g. business, etc.)
  3. to be empty
  4. to be vacant; to be available; to be free
  5. to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.)
  6. to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.)
  7. to come to an end
  8. (v5k, vt) to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.)
  9. (v5k, vi) to have a hole; to form a gap; to have an interval (between events) →Related words: 穴が開く
  1. (v5k, vi) to tire of; to lose interest in →Related words: 飽きる
  2. to be satisfied; to enjoy
  3. (after the -masu stem of a verb) to do adequately

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