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Ichidan verb
intransitive verb
to come apart at the seams, to be ripped, to be torncommencer à s'ouvrir (fleur ..), se découdre

See also: 綻ぶ, ほころぶ, 1
to begin to open, to begin to bloom

See also: 綻ぶ, ほころぶ, 2
to smile broadly, to break into a smileaufgehen, sich aufräufeln (Naht), sich öffnen (Blüte), lächeln, zu lächeln beginnen

ON: タンKUN: ほころ.びる
be rent, ripped, unravel, run, begin to open, smile

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼女のドレスのへりはほころびていた。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), ドレス, (へり), 綻びる (ほころびる)The border of her dress was torn.

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