Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
色づく, 色付く
Kana Reading
いろづく
Romaji
irozuku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ku' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to change color (esp. leaves, fruit, flowers) (colour)
    Example sentence
    色付き始めた。 The leaves have begun to color.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to turn crimson (e.g. leaves in autumn); to begin to redden
    Example sentence
    木の葉が赤く色づいて来ている The leaves are turning red.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to ripen; to grow ripe
    Example sentence
    木の葉が赤くいろづいてきている The leaves are turning red.

Examples of 色づく, 色付く, いろづく in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
色づく
Plain Polite
色づきます
Negative
色づかない
Negative Polite
色づきません

Past

Plain
色づいた
Plain Polite
色づきました
Negative
色づかなかった
Negative Polite
色づきませんでした

Te

Plain
色づいて
Plain Polite
色づきまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
色づかれる
Plain Polite
色づかれます
Negative
色づかれない
Negative Polite
色づかれません

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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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JLPT 3

5 strokes

adhere, attach, refer to, append

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