JLPT N1 Grammar (meku)

Meaning

seems; show signs of; to have the appearance of ~

How to use

Nounめく
めいて
めいた

Learn Japanese grammar: (meku). Meaning: seems; show signs of; to have the appearance of ~.

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Example #1

あつくなって、ずいぶんなつめいてきましたね。
atsuku natte, zuibun natsu meite kimashita ne.
The weather is getting hotter, it seems that summer is here.
Example #2

あのひとはもうはたちなのに、こどもめいたこうどうがよくします。
ano hito wa mou hatachi na noni, kodomo meita koudou ga yoku shimasu.
Even though he is 20 years old, he often behaves like a child.
Example #3

あのこはまだちゅうがっこうのいちねんせいなのに、よくおとなめいたふくをきます。
ano ko wa mada chuugakkou no ichinensei na noni, yoku otona meita fuku o kimasu.
Even though she is still in the first year of junior high school, she often wears mature clothes.
Example #4

かれはどこかなぞめいたふんいきがあり、じょせいににんきがある。
kare wa doko ka nazo meita funiki ga ari, josei ni ninki ga aru.
He has a mysterious atmosphere and is popular with women.
Example #5

せんせいのひにくめいたいいかたを、せいとはふかいにかんじている 。
sensei no hiniku meita iikata o, seito wa fukai ni kanjite iru.
It seems that the students feel uncomfortable because of the teacher's sarcastic way of speaking.
Example #6

わかれたかれしから、きょうはくめいたメールがとどいて、こわくなった。
wakareta kareshi kara, kyouhaku meita meeru ga todoite, kowakunatta.
I got scared when I received threatening emails from my ex-boyfriend.
Example #7

そのきじにたいするはんろんめいたメールがたいりょうにしゅっぱんしゃにとどいた。
sono kiji ni taisuru hanron meita meeru ga tairyou ni shuppansha ni todoita.
A large number of e-mails appearing to object against that article have arrived at the publisher.

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