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優雅

ChineseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of yōuměi 優美 ("graceful") and gāoyǎ 高雅 ("elegant").

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

優雅

  1. graceful and elegant

NounEdit

優雅

  1. elegance and grace

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: S

Adjectival nounEdit

優雅 (-na inflection, hiragana ゆうが, romaji yūga)

  1. elegant, refined
    • 1935, 寺田寅彦, 柿の種:
      インテリジェントで、しかも優雅 (ゆうが)温良 (おんりょう)人柄 (ひとがら)が、全身 (ぜんしん)から放散 (ほうさん)しているような ()がした。
      interijento de, shikamo yūga de onryō na hitogara ga, zenshin kara hōsan shite iru yō na ki ga shita.
      Her personality was intelligent yet refined and amiable, and it seemed to radiate from her entire body.

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

優雅 (hiragana ゆうが, romaji yūga)

  1. elegance, refinement