微妙

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: S

Adjectival nounEdit

微妙 (-na inflection, hiragana びみょう, romaji bimyō)

  1. subtle
  2. delicate
  3. (euphemistic) lackluster

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

微妙 (hiragana びみょう, romaji bimyō)

  1. subtlety

Usage notesEdit

Generally this has negative connotations. It is used euphemistically to mean "not bad but not very good either".

Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 19:07