凌雲

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りょう
Jinmeiyō
うん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

凌雲 (hiragana りょううん, romaji ryōun)

  1. skyscraping; very high; above the clouds;
  2. exceeding worldly, secular things; above this mortal world; beyond petty, everyday matters

Usage notes[edit]

This noun is often used with the genitive case particle -no (-の), which makes it function as an adjective.