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Roll up, wrap in Japanese 🇯🇵

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scatter, sprinkle まく
How to say “scatter, sprinkle” in Japanese? “まく”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “まく” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on scatter, sprinkle in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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まく info.

Tips to Remember the Japanese Word:
You can think of "まく" (maku) as sounding somewhat like "making it rain." Picture someone scattering seeds or sprinkling water, making it rain down on the ground.

"まく" (maku) means "to scatter" or "to sprinkle." It involves the action of spreading things like seeds, water, or even stories.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:

1. 撒き散らす (makichirasu) – to scatter around
2. 撒布する (sampu suru) – to sprinkle, to scatter

Present/Future: まく (maku)
Past: まいた (maita)
Negative: まかない (makanai)
Past Negative: まかなかった (makanakatta)
Te-form: まいて (maite)
Conditional: まけば (makeba)
Volitional: まこう (makou)

Examples of Sentences:

1. 彼は庭に種をまく。(Kare wa niwa ni tane o maku.)
– He scatters seeds in the garden.

2. 昨日、花に水をまいた。(Kinou, hana ni mizu o maita.)
– Yesterday, I sprinkled water on the flowers.

3. もし雨が降らなければ、草に水をまかなければならない。(Moshi ame ga furanakereba, kusa ni mizu o makanakereba naranai.)
– If it doesn't rain, I have to sprinkle water on the grass.

4. 彼女は部屋に花びらをまいた。(Kanojo wa heya ni hanabira o maita.)
– She scattered petals in the room.

5. 一緒に塩をまこう。(Issho ni shio o makou.)
– Let's sprinkle salt together.

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まく info.

### Japanese Word: まく
Romanized Characters: maku

#### Tips to Remember the Word
– Picture a sushi roll being wrapped up. The imagery of rolling and wrapping sushi can help you remember "maku," as it has the same meaning.
– Associate "maku" with the English word "make," as in to make something by rolling or wrapping it up.

#### Explanations
まく (maku): To roll up or wrap. This verb often relates to actions involving rolling or wrapping things physically or even metaphorically, like 'rolling up' one's sleeves.

#### Synonyms
Some words with similar meanings include:
巻き取る (makitoru): To roll up, to reel
巻く (maku): To wind, to coil
包む (tsutsumu): To wrap, to cover

#### Conjugations
Infinitive (辞書形 / jishokei): まく (maku)

た形 (ta-form / Past): まいた (maita)
– Example: 彼は寿司をまいた。 (Kare wa sushi o maita.) – He rolled up the sushi.

て形 (te-form / Te-form): まいて (maite)
– Example: 私はプレゼントをまいてほしい。 (Watashi wa purezento o maite hoshii.) – I want you to wrap the present.

ない形 (nai-form / Negative Present): まかない (makanai)
– Example: 彼はまだ袖をまかない。 (Kare wa mada sode o makanai.) – He hasn't rolled up his sleeves yet.

ます形 (masu-form / Polite Present): まきます (makimasu)
– Example: 彼女がロールケーキをまきます。 (Kanojo ga rōru kēki o makimasu.) – She wraps the roll cake.

辞書形+でしょう (Plain form + deshou / Future probable): まくだろう (maku darou)
– Example: 彼は明日新聞をまくだろう。 (Kare wa asu shinbun o maku darou.) – He will probably roll up the newspapers tomorrow.

#### Example Sentences
1. Present Tense
– 彼はロープをまく。 (Kare wa rōpu o maku.) – He rolls up the rope.

2. Past Tense
– 彼女は毛布をまいた。 (Kanojo wa mōfu o maita.) – She wrapped up the blanket.

3. Future Tense
– 私は絵をまくでしょう。 (Watashi wa e o maku deshou.) – I will probably roll up the picture.

4. Negative Present
– 彼はバンダナをまきません。 (Kare wa bandana o makimasen.) – He doesn't wrap the bandana.

5. Te-form for Requests
– プレゼントをまいてください。 (Purezento o maite kudasai.) – Please wrap the present.

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