焼き付く

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Verb[edit]

焼き付く (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana やきつく, romaji yakitsuku)

  1. be burned onto, be scorched and stuck to
  2. be seared into one's memory
    • 2011, Barack Obama, 中東と北アフリカに関するバラク・オバマの演説 :
      街頭 (がいとう) ()んだ (わか)女性 (じょせい)姿 (すがた)は、 (いま)我々 (われわれ)記憶 (きおく) () ()いている。
      gaitō de shinda wakaki josei no sugata wa, ima mo wareware no kioku ni yakitsuite iru.
      The image of a young woman dying in the streets is still seared in our memory.

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