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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かたち
Grade: 2
つく > づく
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (katachi, shape) +‎ 作る(tsukuru, to build, to make).[1][2] The tsukuru changes to zukuru as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

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

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9