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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
いろ
Grade: 2

Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN