ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

犀利

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

SynonymsEdit

  • (sharp-edged):
  • (incisive):
  • (amazing):

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
さい
Jinmeiyō

Grade: 4
on’yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

犀利(さいり) (sairi-na (adnominal 犀利(さいり) (sairi na), adverbial 犀利(さいり) (sairi ni))

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

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

犀利(さいり) (sairi

  1. sharp