綺麗

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
れい
Grade: S
on'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

綺麗 (-na inflection, hiragana きれい, romaji kirei)

  1. pretty, pure, beautiful
    あのきれい女の子知っていますか。
    あのきれいおんなのこしっていますか。
    Ano kirei na onna no ko o shitte imasu ka?
    Do you know that pretty girl?
  2. clean
  3. fair, impartial
  4. complete

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 绮丽
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qǐlì
Zhuyin ㄑㄧˇ ㄌㄧˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰi²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ li⁵¹/

Adjective[edit]

綺麗 (traditional, Pinyin qǐlì, simplified 绮丽)

  1. gorgeous; beautiful; enchanting

Synonyms[edit]