korien_apr28“The bird fluttered to the top of the fence post.”
“Cherry petals fluttered down upon the picnickers.”

“Flutter” describes a light, dainty flapping motion. It’s used for small, cute flying things (such as birds or butterflies), or things that move in a similar way (such as papers or leaves falling through the air).


Flutter とは軽く上品な動き(羽ばたき)のことです。飛ぶ小さな可愛いもの(鳥や蝶など)や、同じような動きするもの(紙吹雪や葉っぱなど)に使います。