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JapaneseEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

/momitu/ → /momidu/. The final -tu voices to -du. In modern Japanese, the distinction between /tu, du/ no longer exists, and /du/ automatically becomes [zu]. From earlier 紅葉つ (momitsu).

VerbEdit

紅葉ず (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana もみず, rōmaji momizu, historical hiragana もみづ)

  1. for leaves to change colors in autumn

Etymology 2Edit

From older quadragrade verb 紅葉ず (momid-). Conjugation shifted to upper bigrade momid-.

VerbEdit

紅葉ず (intransitive, hiragana もみず, rōmaji momizu, historical hiragana もみづ)

  1. for leaves to change colors in autumn
Derived termsEdit