Did You Know The 8 Meanings of “叩く” in Japanese
“叩く” has a lot of meaning. However, don’t get confused. After reading this, you would be able to figure out what the meaning of “叩く” and would be able to use it. Let me introduce how to correctly figure it out today!
Hit, Knock, Insult, etc…
“叩く” has a lot meaning and one of them is “Hit, Knock, Insult, etc”. The basic way to use it is “私は___(noun)を叩く(I hit ___)” such as “私は彼を叩きました(I hit him.)”. However, this is the basic way to use “叩く” and it has been often used as slang. For instance “ネットで叩かれる(Someone is insulted on the internet.)”, “陰口を叩く(Someone talks behind people’s back.)” and so on.