Meaning of Saku in Japanese

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Saku is a Japanese word meaning to bloom or to come out. Learn more about its pronunciation and usage in the Japanese language below.


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to bloom; to blossom; to come out

Japanese Characters

咲く (さく)

Example & Translation

Nohara ichimen ni kosumosu no hana ga saiteita.

or in English:

The cosmos bloomed throughout the whole field.

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