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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
りつ > りっ
Grade: 1
は > ぱ
Grade: 6
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

立派 (-na inflection, hiragana りっぱ, rōmaji rippa)

  1. excellent; splendid; magnificent
    駅前 (えきまえ)立派 (りっぱ)銅像 (どうぞう) ()った。
    Ekimae ni rippa na dōzō ga tatta.
    A magnificent bronze statue was built in front of the station.
  2. lofty; honorable; admirable
     (かれ)功績 (こうせき)立派 (りっぱ)なものだ。
    Kare no kōseki wa rippa na mono da.
    His achievement was an honorable one.

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

立派 (hiragana りっぱ, rōmaji rippa)

  1. splendor, magnificence, elegance
  2. honor, legality, prominence

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Tōkyōdō, →ISBN