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In some song lyrics I was reading it said 飛んでけ; and I was curious as to what the け meant. The translation just says leap out.

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It's a contraction of 飛んで行け. The い of 行く gets dropped fairly frequently after -て.

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Not just the い of 行く, but also of いる, for example. –  Earthliŋ Jul 13 '13 at 18:11

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