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rhinoceros
 
advantage; benefit; profit; sharp
simp. and trad.
(犀利)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

犀利

  1. (of a blade) sharp; sharp-edged; keen
  2. (figuratively, of eyes, opinions, writing) sharp; incisive; trenchant; caustic
  3. (figuratively, Cantonese, sometimes Mandarin) surprisingly impressive; amazing
    犀利 [Cantonese]  ―  hou2 sai1 lei6 [Jyutping]  ―  very impressive

SynonymsEdit

  • (amazing):

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
さい
Jinmeiyō

Grade: 4
on’yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

犀利 (-na inflection, hiragana さいり, rōmaji sairi)

  1. sharp (of e.g. cutlery, and of e.g. perception)

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

犀利 (hiragana さいり, rōmaji sairi)

  1. sharp