色褪せる

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いろ
Grade: 2

Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of (iro, colour) +‎ 褪せる (aseru, fade, discolor).

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Verb[edit]

色褪せる (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana いろあせる, rōmaji iroaseru)

  1. lose color, fade
  2. (figuratively) fade, lose freshness, become old and musty
    色褪 (いろあ)せた記憶 (きおく)
    iroaseta kioku
    faded memories

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9