色々

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いろ
Grade: 2
いろ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

色々 (-na inflection, hiragana いろいろ, rōmaji iroiro)

  1. various

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Like all words in Japanese with two identical kanji next to each other, the second kanji in this word is replaced with . The real form, in a sense, is 色色, but this word is very rarely written that way.

Adverb[edit]

色々 (hiragana いろいろ, rōmaji iroiro)

  1. variously, in many ways

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

色々 (hiragana いろいろ, rōmaji iroiro)

  1. a variety, many ways, many kinds

References[edit]

  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
  2. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō