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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 輝く (kagayaku)

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Kana: かがやく
Kanji: 輝く
Romaji: kagayaku

Type: verb

Meaning: to shine; to glitter; to sparkle

Example sentences:

妻が姿をあらわしたとたん、フランクの顔は魔法にでもかかったように輝いた。
tsuma ga sugata o arawashita totan, furanku no kao wa mahou ni demo kakatta you ni kagayaita.
Frank’s face brightened as if by magic at his wife’s entrance.

ジミーの顔は安心感で輝いていた。
jimii no kao wa anshinkan de kagayaite ita.
Jimmy’s face glowed with relief.

美由紀の姿を見て、彼の目が輝いた。
miyuki no sugata o mite, kare no me ga kagayaita.
He saw Miyuki, and his eyes brightened.

名状しがたい歓喜がその陰惨な顔を輝かせた。
meijou shigatai kanki ga sono insan na kao o kagayakaseta.
An indescribable ray of joy illumined that wretched countenance.

Similar words:

照る (teru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 闪耀 (shǎnyào)
Korean: 빛나다 (bichnada)

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