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叩く
たたく - tataku



叩く
to slap


Definitions

Japanese > English
叩く
     1. v. hit; strike; beat; paddle (spank with a paddle)
           胸を叩く - beat one's chest
     2. v. criticize; verbally abuse/attack
           毎日新聞を叩く - pile hate on Mainichi Shimbun
     3. v. play (drums); beat
           ドラムを叩く - play a drum
     4. v. clap (hands)
           手を叩く - clap one's hands
     5. v. use up money

Pronunciation


tataku



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