ライトアップ

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Wasei eigo (和製英語), from English light + up

Noun[edit]

ライトアップ (romaji raito appu)

  1. special illumination of monuments, towers, trees, etc. at night; architectural floodlighting
    • 2006, Keiko Tsuji, 真夜中の図書館 (Mayonaka no toshokan) [Library at midnight], Tokyo: Ikuhōsha, ISBN 4873023513, page 19:
      中庭をライトアップしてスケボーをやったり、野外上映会や路上ライブ(本物じゃないけど)には通りがかりの人も参加してたしね。
      Nakaniwa o raito appu shite sukebō o yatari, yagai joei kai ya rojō raibu (honmono janai kedo) ni wa tōrigakari no hito mo sankashiteta shi ne.
      The courtyard can do illumination for skateboarding, outdoor movie screenings or live street performances (but not authentic ones) in which passersby can participate.