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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
うつ
Grade: 5
kun'yomi

VerbEdit

飛び移る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana とびうつる, rōmaji tobiutsuru)

  1. fly
    蜜蜂 (みつはち) (はな)から (はな) () (うつ)る。
    Mitsuhachi ga hana kara hana e tobiutsuru.
    The honeybee flies from flower to flower.
  2. leap, jump, hop
    こそどろが (となり)屋根 (やね) () (うつ)った。
    Kosodoro ga tonari no yane ni tobiutsutta.
    The cat burglar lept onto the next roof.

Usage notesEdit

  • 飛び移る differs from 飛ぶ in the sense that it emphasizes the movement from one place to another

ConjugationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.