似たり寄ったり

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 5
kun’yomi

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) りよったり [nìtáꜜrìyòttàrì] (Nakadaka – [2])[1]
  • (Tokyo) たりよったり [nìtáríyóꜜttàrì] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ɲ̟ita̠ɾʲijo̞t̚ta̠ɾʲi]

AdjectiveEdit

()たり()ったり (nitariyottari-na (adnominal ()たり()ったり (nitariyottari na), adverbial ()たり()ったり (nitariyottari ni))

  1. much alike
    ()たり()ったりな成績(せいせき)
    nitariyottari na seiseki
    test scores being much the same
    Synonyms: どっこいどっこい, 大同小異
    Antonyms: 雲泥の差, 雲泥万里, 月と鼈

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

()たり()ったり (nitariyottari

  1. being much the same

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN