Meaning

Primary

To Feel Embarrassed

Alternatives

To Be Shy, To Be Embarrassed, To Feel Shy

Word Type

intransitive verb, ichidan verb

Explanation

If you illuminate the things I've done, I start to feel embarrassed. Please don't embarrass me. :(

Reading

てれる
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You didn't learn that reading with this kanji, so here's a mnemonic to help you: The thing you feel the most embarrassed about is your (). It's all blue and scary looking.

Context

Context Sentences

えっ、有り難う。照れるなぁ。

Oh, thank you. I’m blushing!

Kanji Composition