広い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひろ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

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Adjective[edit]

広い (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 廣い, -i inflection, hiragana ひろい, romaji hiroi)

  1. wide, broad
    その (かわ) (ひろ)
    sono kawa wa hiroi.
    That river is wide.
  2. spacious
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
       (ひろ)細長 (ほそなが)部屋 (へや)周囲 (しゅうい) (つくえ) (なら)べてみんな (こし)をかけている。
      Hiroi hosonagai heya no shūi ni tsukue o narabete minna koshi o kakete iru.
      In a spacious rectangular room, they sat each before a table lined along the walls.
  3. vast, large
  4. broad, wide-ranging

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.