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ChineseEdit

 
ferocious; suddenly; fierce; violent; abrupt
 
ardent; intense; split; crack; rend
simp. and trad.
(猛烈)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

猛烈

  1. fierce; strong; blistering; furious

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
もう
Grade: S
れつ
Grade: S
on’yomi

AdjectiveEdit

猛烈 (-na inflection, hiragana もうれつ, rōmaji mōretsu)

  1. extreme, strong, driving (rain), blistering (heat or attack), ardent, furious
    東海 (とうかい)から西 (にし)各地 (かくち)中心 (ちゅうしん)に、24日 (にじゅうよっか) (つづ)いて猛烈 (もうれつ) (あつ)さとなりました。
    Tōkai kara nishi no kakuchi o chūshin ni, nijūyokka ni tsuzuite mōretsu na atsusa to narimashita.
    From Tōkai to all over western Japan, where it centered, blistering heat continued to the 24th.

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

猛烈 (hiragana もうれつ, rōmaji mōretsu)

  1. being extreme, being strong, impetuosity