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English Reference for gyaku (ぎゃく)

Kanji
Kana
ぎゃく
gyaku
Definitions
  1. na-adjective noun reverse, opposite
  2. converse (of a hypothesis, etc.)
Conjugations
adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi) conjugations
Plain/Informal Polite/Formal Negative Plain/Informal Negative Polite/Formal
Present Indicative ぎゃくだ
gyakuda
ぎゃくです
gyakudesu
ぎゃくじゃない
gyakujanai
ぎゃくではない
gyakudehanai
ぎゃくでわありません
gyakudewaarimasen
Past Indicative ぎゃくだった
gyakudatta
ぎゃくでした
gyakudeshita
ぎゃくでわなかった
gyakudewanakatta
ぎゃくでわありませんでした
gyakudewaarimasendeshita
te-form ぎゃくで
gyakude
Volitional ぎゃくだろう
gyakudarou
Provisional ぎゃくであれば
gyakudeareba
ぎゃくではなければ
gyakudehanakereba
Causative ぎゃくにさせる
gyakunisaseru
ぎゃくにさせない
gyakunisasenai
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Example sentences
He loves cars, while his brother hates them
"Eh? Is the tangent cosine divided by sine?" "Other way round!
Some medicines will do you more harm than good
You need to reverse your vest, it's back to front
Everyone loves to hear praise, but over-praise has the opposite effect of sounding insincere
Don't turn the hands of a clock the other way around
The converse is also true
Sometimes a verb is derived from a noun and sometimes it is the other way around
She said that her husband hit her, but in fact it was the other way around
That is the other way about
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