Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
色褪せる, 色あせる
Kana Reading
いろあせる
Romaji
iroaseru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to fade; to grow stale; to grow dull in color (colour)
    Example sentence
    彼女色褪せた綿スカートはいていた。 She was dressed in a faded cotton skirt.

Examples of 色褪せる, 色あせる, いろあせる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
色褪せる
Plain Polite
色褪せます
Negative
色褪せない
Negative Polite
色褪せません

Past

Plain
色褪せた
Plain Polite
色褪せました
Negative
色褪せなかった
Negative Polite
色褪せませんでした

Te

Plain
色褪せて
Plain Polite
色褪せまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
色褪せられる
Plain Polite
色褪せられます
Negative
色褪せられない
Negative Polite
色褪せられません

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

6 strokes

color

On'Yomi: ショク, シキ

Kun'Yomi: いろ

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15 strokes

fade, discolour

On'Yomi: タイ, トン

Kun'Yomi: あ.せる, ぬ.ぐ

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