瞬き

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

連用形 (れんようけい)(ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb 瞬く.

Noun[edit]

瞬き ‎(hiragana またたき, romaji matataki, alternative reading まばたき, romaji mabataki)

  1. a wink
  2. twinkling (e.g. of stars)
    • Back-On, "NEW WORLD":
      わずかに ()える月灯 (つきあか)りの (なか)一点 (いってん)光瞬 (ひかりまたた)き。
      Wazuka ni mieru tsukiakari no naka ni itten no hikari matataki.
      In the pale moonlight, there’s only one winking star.
  3. a flicker (e.g. of light)
  4. Continuative (連用形) form of the verb 瞬く