形作る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (katachi, shape) +‎ 作る (tsukuru, to build, to make). The tsukuru changes to zukuru due to rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Kun'yomi
  • IPA(key): /ka.ta.t͡ɕi.d͡zu.ku.ru/, [kätät͡ɕid͡zɯᵝkɯᵝɽɯᵝ]

Verb[edit]

形作る (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana かたちづくる, romaji katachizukuru)

  1. to shape something, to give form to something

形作る (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana かたちづくる, romaji katachizukuru)

  1. to take shape, to come together
  2. to compose or comprise something, to make up a group

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