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紅葉, 黄葉

Kana Reading
こうよう, もみじ
kōyō, momiji
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    autumn colours; fall colors; leaves changing color (colour)
    Example sentence
    木々し始めた The leaves of the trees began to turn red.
  • Parts of speech
    leaves turning red; red leaves
    Example sentence
    木の葉経つにつれて紅葉した The leaves turned red as the days passed.
  • Parts of speech
    leaves turning yellow; yellow leaves
    Example sentence
    木の葉紅葉する The leaves of the trees turn red in the fall.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    (Japanese) maple (Acer japonicum)
    Example sentence
    すっかり紅葉しました The leaves of the trees in the garden have turned completely red.
  • Parts of speech
    Example sentence
    紅葉包まれていた The woods were clothed in autumn leaves.

Examples of 紅葉, 黄葉, こうよう, もみじ in a sentence

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