Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 19:02

形作る

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

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

SynonymsEdit