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  • zarazara


adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, adverb taking the `to' particle, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • feeling rough

Examples of ざらざら in a Sentence

The tongue of a cat feels rough.
The wall was made of rough stones.
His hands feel rough.
They were made of rough brown leather.
This paper is rough.
The skin of a shark is much rougher than that of a tuna fish.

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