Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

べく

Romaji
beku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    auxiliary verb, conjunction
    Meaning
    in order to; for the purpose of
    Example sentence
    書籍学問従うべく学問書籍従うべからず Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
  • Parts of speech
    auxiliary, suffix
    Meaning
    must; should

Examples of , べく in a sentence


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