例え

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4

Alternative formsEdit

  • 譬え (less common)

NounEdit

例え (hiragana たとえ, romaji tatoe)

  1. an example, a simile, a metaphor, an allegory, a parable

Derived termsEdit

  • 例えば (たとえば, tatoeba); for example, e.g.
  • 例えようもない, 例え様もない, 例え様も無い (たとえようもない, tatoe you mo nai); beyond comparison, incomparable
  • 例える, 譬える, 喩える (たとえる, tatoeru); to compare, to liken, to speak figuratively, to illustrate, to use a simile
  • 例えるなら (たとえるなら, tatoeru nara); for example
Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 16:34