See also: 绮丽

ChineseEdit

beautiful; open-work silk beautiful; Korea
trad. (綺麗)
simp. (绮丽)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

綺麗

  1. gorgeous; beautiful; enchanting

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
れい
Grade: S
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

綺麗(きれい) (kirei-na (adnominal 綺麗(きれい) (kirei na), adverbial 綺麗(きれい) (kirei ni))

  1. pretty, pure, beautiful
    綺麗(きれい)(そら)
    kirei na sora
    a beautiful sky
    綺麗(きれい)(おと)
    kirei na oto
    a beautiful sound
  2. clean; tidy; neat
    部屋(へや)きれいにする
    heya o kirei ni suru
    to tidy up one's room
    このラベルはきれいにはがせます。
    Kono raberu wa kirei ni hagasemasu.
    This label can be peeled off cleanly.
  3. fair, impartial
  4. complete

NotesEdit

  • This term is often spelled in katakana.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.