遥か

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō

Alternative forms[edit]

遙か

Adjectival noun[edit]

遥か (-na inflection, hiragana はるか, romaji haruka)

  1. faraway, distant
    その遥か彼方んでいった。
    そのとりははるかかなたにとんでいった。
    Sono tori wa haruka kanata ni tonde itta.
    That bird flew to a faraway place.
    遥か(な)未来
    はるか(な)みらいへ
    haruka(na) mirai e
    to the distant future

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

遥か (hiragana はるか, romaji haruka)

  1. far
    遥か遠く
    はるかとおく
    haruka tōku
    far away

Related terms[edit]