焦げ付く

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 焦げる (kogeru, to become burnt, scorched, singed, charred) +‎ 付く (tsuku, to stick to something).[1]

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焦げ付く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana こげつく, romaji kogetsuku)

  1. to become burnt and stick to something (e.g. a frying pan)
  2. for money to become uncollectable
  3. for a market price to become stuck, unchanged
  4. to get stuck or remain unchanged, such as in a particular rank or status

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Usage notes[edit]

With regard to monetary matters, 焦げ付く is said of the lender. Compare the English expression to get burned (in a transaction). Meanwhile, 踏み倒す is said of the borrower.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3