JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
はる
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

(はる) (haruka-na (adnominal (はる) (haruka na), adverbial (はる) (haruka ni), kyūjitai 遙か)

  1. faraway, distant
    その(とり)(はる)彼方(かなた)()んでいった。
    Sono tori wa haruka kanata ni tondeitta.
    That bird flew to a faraway place.
    (はる)かな未来(みらい)
    Haruka na mirai e
    to the distant future
    (はる)未来(みらい)
    Haruka mirai e
    to the distant future

InflectionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Both the form 遥か and 遥かな (or 遥かなる) are used, but they are not entirely interchangeable.

AdverbEdit

(はる) (haruka (kyūjitai 遙か)

  1. far
    (はる)(とお)
    Haruka tōku
    far away

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN