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How to say Listen In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
聞くきく
Pronunciation: kiku
How to Say It Outloud: kiku
Usage: A common verb used to mean 'to listen', 'to hear', or 'to ask'.
Example Sentence Japanese:音楽を聞くのが好きです。
Example Sentence English:I like listening to music.
KanjiHiragana
聞こえるきこえる
Pronunciation: kikoeru
How to Say It Outloud: kikoeru
Usage: A verb often used to mean 'can be heard' or 'to be audible'.
Example Sentence Japanese:鳥の声が聞こえる。
Example Sentence English:I can hear the birds.
KanjiHiragana
耳を傾けるみみをかたむける
Pronunciation: mimi o katamukeru
How to Say It Outloud: mimi o katamukeru
Usage: An expression meaning 'to lend an ear' or 'to listen attentively'.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼の言うことに耳を傾けてください。
Example Sentence English:Please listen attentively to what he has to say.

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