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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
いろ
Grade: 2
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

色々 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana いろいろ, romaji iroiro)

  1. various

InflectionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Like all words in Japanese with two identical kanji next to each other, the second kanji in this word is replaced with . The real form, in a sense, is 色色, but this word is very rarely written that way.

AdverbEdit

色々 ‎(hiragana いろいろ, romaji iroiro)

  1. variously, in many ways

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

色々 ‎(hiragana いろいろ, romaji iroiro)

  1. a variety, many ways, many kinds

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  2. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
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