Chinese edit

to penetrate; thorough; penetrating
to penetrate; thorough; penetrating; to pass through; to pierce
clear; bright; to understand
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
trad. (透明)
simp. #(透明)

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit


  1. transparent (allowing light to pass through)
  2. transparent (open to public scrutiny)

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Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S
Grade: 2

Etymology edit

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Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

(とう)(めい) (tōmei-na (adnominal (とう)(めい) (tōmei na), adverbial (とう)(めい) (tōmei ni))

  1. transparent (allowing to see through)
  2. invisible
    透明(とうめい)(にん)(げん)tōmei ningeninvisible man
  3. clear, unclouded
    (とう)(めい)(おと)tōmei na otoclear sound

Inflection edit

Noun edit

(とう)(めい) (tōmei

  1. (optics) transparency
  2. state of being clear and unclouded

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References edit

  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998) NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN