立派

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りつ > りっ
Grade: 1
は > ぱ
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

立派 (-na inflection, hiragana りっぱ, romaji rippa)

  1. excellent; splendid; magnificent
    駅前 (えきまえ)立派 (りっぱ)銅像 (どうぞう) ()った。
    ekimae ni rippa na dōzō ga tatta.
    A magnificent bronze statue was built in front of the station.
  2. lofty; honorable; admirable
     (かれ)功績 (こうせき)立派 (りっぱ)なものだ。
    kare no kōseki wa rippa na mono da.
    His achievement was an honorable one.

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

立派 (hiragana りっぱ, romaji rippa)

  1. splendor, magnificence, elegance
  2. honor, legality, prominence

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