Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 02:31

優美

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

優美

  1. (music, scenery) graceful, exquisite, pleasing

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: 6

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

優美 (-na inflection, hiragana ゆうび, romaji yūbi)

  1. graceful, refined, elegant
    • 1953, 牧野富太郎, 植物一日一題:
       (あき)になるとカエデと同様紅葉 (どうようこうよう)するが、しかしカエデほど優美 (ゆうび)ではない。
      aki ni naru to kaede to dōyō kōyō suru ga, shikashi kaede hodo yūbi de wa nai.
      Its leaves turn in autumn like the maple's, but it is not as elegant as the maple is.

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

優美 (hiragana ゆうび, romaji yūbi)

  1. grace, refinement, elegance