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Grade: 6

EtymologyEdit

From Old Japanese. Originally derived from verb とづ (todzu) as the stem form とぢ (todji) + intransitive / passive auxiliary verb (ru). Over time, the distinction between (dji) and (ji) was lost, leading to modern とじる (tojiru).

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閉じる (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana とじる, rōmaji tojiru, historical hiragana とぢる)

  1. to shut, to close
     () ()じる
    me o tojiru
    to close the eyes

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