色づく

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See also: 色付く

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2

Verb[edit]

色づく (hiragana いろづく, rōmaji irozuku)

  1. To change color; to turn color.
    広葉樹 (こうようじゅ ) ( は ) ( いろ)づく
    kōyōju no ha ga irozuku
    leaves of deciduous trees turn color
    1. To be imbued with a color.
    2. To redden; to become red or become more red.
  2. To ripen.
    リンゴが (いろ)づく季節 (きせつ)
    ringo ga irozuku kisetsu
    the season in which apples ripen
    1. To grow ripe; to become ripe.
    2. To cause to ripen; to induce ripening.

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