JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of えい – see the following entries.
3
[affix] swim
4
[proper noun] Short for 英吉利 (Igirisu, United Kingdom).
[affix] Short for 英吉利 (Igirisu, United Kingdom).
[affix] Short for 英語 (eigo, English (language)).
[affix] outstanding; outstanding person
[affix] flower; calyx
4
[noun] (literary) honor; glory
[affix] honor; glory
[affix] flourishing; prosperous
[affix] (of vegetation) lush; luxuriant
5
[affix] long (time)
[affix] perpetual; eternal
[noun] (historical) Abbreviation of 永楽銭 (eirakusen).
[noun] This term needs a translation to English.
5
[affix] build; construct
[affix] run; operate; manage
[affix] (military) camp
[noun] (military) camp
5
[affix] defend; protect; guard
[proper noun] (historical) Wey (state)
6
[affix] a reflection; to reflect
[affix] a projection; to project
S
[affix] shadow
[affix] light
[affix] a shape or form reflected in light
S
[affix] sharp; pointed; acute; keen
[adjective] (literary) keen
[noun] (literary) sharp weapon
[noun] (literary) elite; pick
S
[affix] recite (poetry); sing; hum; chant
[affix] compose (poetry)
[affix] poetry
[noun] (literary) the composition of poetry; composed poetry
[noun] This term needs a translation to English.
J
[affix] drag; pull
J
[affix] clever; smart; sharp
[affix] (prefix) emperor's; imperial
H
[affix] leak; escape
H
[affix] to be full; to be filled; (of moon) to wax
H
[affix] descendants; offspring
[noun] (literary) descendants
H
[affix] tip; sharp point
[affix] outstanding; talented (interchangeable with (ei))
[noun] This term needs a translation to English.
H
[affix] newborn baby; infant
[affix] surround
[noun] (music) sharp ()
H
[affix] shade; shadow (interchangeable with (ei))
[noun] This term needs a translation to English.
(This term, えい, is an alternative spelling of the above Sino-Japanese terms.
For a list of all kanji read as えい, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as えい.)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

えい (ei

  1. , : ray, a kind of cartilaginous fish.

InterjectionEdit

えい (ei

  1. Used in situations requiring decisive, sudden force, such as throwing. oof
Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

えい (ei-i (adverbial えく (eku))

  1. 良い: (obsolete) good