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As I understand both means "walk". What is a difference here? I think that いく is more like "move" somewhere and あるく means literally walk. Is that right or something else?

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You are absolutely right! 行{い}く means "to go, to move" and 歩{ある}く means "to walk".

Note that いく can also mean "how much/many" (幾), and you can say ゆく instead of いく, and it means "to go" as well.

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    While the additional information you provided is not "wrong" per se... it feels like it needs some context if it's going to be included, seeing as it's about stuff that the questioner wasn't asking for and seems likely to spawn more questions. – Leebo Jan 14 at 10:43

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