- Reading and JLPT level
- Kana Reading
- つる, たず, ツル
- tsuru, tazu, tsuru
- Word Senses
- Parts of speech
- noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
- crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis)
- Example sentence
- 彼女は天井からぶら下がっている自分の鶴の群に目をやった。これは兄の雅弘が禎子のためにつるしてくれたものだった。 She looked at her flight of cranes hanging from the ceiling, which her brother Masahiro had hung there for her.
Examples of 鶴, 田鶴, つる, たず, ツル in a sentence
She looked at her flight of cranes hanging from the ceiling, which her brother Masahiro had hung there for her.
She tried to touch the golden crane.
Her classmates folded three hundred and fifty-six cranes so that one thousand were buried with her.
Sadako had folded 643 paper cranes so far.
Sadako looked at the golden paper crane that her best friend Chizuko had made for her.
How beautiful and free they the cranes were! Sadako sighed and closed her eyes.
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