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What is the difference between あるきで and あるいて?

 

Which is better to use if I want to say "I walked to somewhere?"

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    I walked to somewhere. わたしは あるいて いった。or わたしは あるいた。
    I went to somewhere on foot. わたしは あるきで いった。

    あるく(v.) WALK
    あるきで(adv.) ON FOOT

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    歩きで[あるきで] sounds quite casual and colloquial (unless you use it in phrases such as 後ろ歩きで[うしろあるきで] or 横歩きで[よこあるきで]). We'd rather say "歩いて[あるいて]~~へ(orに)行った/行きました" to say "I walked to~~" in normal conversation and in the written style.

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