ひろい

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Japanese[edit]

Alternative spellings
広い
弘い
宏い

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Japanese, from Proto-Japonic *pirə.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of inflected forms of "広い"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Continuative (連用形) 広く ろく
[híꜜròkù]
[hìróꜜkù]
Terminal (終止形) 広い [hìróꜜì]
Attributive (連体形) 広い [hìróꜜì]
Key constructions
Informal negative 広くない ろくない
くない
[híꜜròkùnàì]
[hìróꜜkùnàì]
Informal past 広かった ろかった
かった
[híꜜròkàttà]
[hìróꜜkàttà]
Informal negative past 広くなかった ろくなかった
くなかった
[híꜜròkùnàkàttà]
[hìróꜜkùnàkàttà]
Formal 広いです いです [hìróꜜìdèsù]
Conjunctive 広くて ろくて
くて
[híꜜròkùtè]
[hìróꜜkùtè]
Conditional 広ければ ろければ
ければ
[híꜜròkèrèbà]
[hìróꜜkèrèbà]

Adjective[edit]

ひろい (hiroi-i (adverbial ひろく (hiroku))

  1. wide, broad
    その(かわ)(ひろ)
    Sono kawa wa hiroi.
    That river is wide.
  2. spacious
    一番(いちばん)(ひろ)都道府県(とどうふけん)
    ichiban hiroi todōfuken
    largest prefecture of Japan
  3. vast, large
  4. broad, wide-ranging
Inflection[edit]
Antonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of ひろい – see the following entry.
広井
[proper noun] a surname
(This term, ひろい, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)