JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ひろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Japanese, from Proto-Japonic *pirə.

PronunciationEdit

  • Tokyo pitch accent of inflected forms of "広い"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Continuative (連用形) 広く ろく
[híꜜròkù]
[hìróꜜkù]
Terminal (終止形) 広い [hìróꜜì]
Attributive (連体形) 広い [hìróꜜì]
Key constructions
Informal negative 広くない ろくない
くない
[híꜜròkùnàì]
[hìróꜜkùnàì]
Informal past 広かった ろかった
かった
[híꜜròkàttà]
[hìróꜜkàttà]
Informal negative past 広くなかった ろくなかった
くなかった
[híꜜròkùnàkàttà]
[hìróꜜkùnàkàttà]
Formal 広いです いです [hìróꜜìdèsù]
Conjunctive 広くて ろくて
くて
[híꜜròkùtè]
[hìróꜜkùtè]
Conditional 広ければ ろければ
ければ
[híꜜròkèrèbà]
[hìróꜜkèrèbà]

AdjectiveEdit

(ひろ) (hiroi-i (adverbial (ひろ) (hiroku), kyūjitai 廣い)

  1. wide, broad
    その(かわ)(ひろ)
    Sono kawa wa hiroi.
    That river is wide.
  2. spacious
    • (ひろ)(ほそ)(なが)()()(しゅう)()(つくえ)(なら)べてみんな(こし)をかけている。
      Hiroi hosonagai heya no shūi ni tsukue o narabete minna koshi o kakete iru.
      In a spacious rectangular room, they sat each before a table lined along the walls.
  3. vast, large
  4. broad, wide-ranging

InflectionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.