偉い

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Grade: S

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偉い ‎(-i inflection, hiragana えらい, romaji erai)

  1. (morally): noble, honorable, admirable, great
    偉い行為
    an honorable deed
  2. (of status): noble, superior
    偉い連中
    noble fellows / superior fellows
  3. serious, terrible
    偉い目に遭った。
    I met a terrible occurrence.

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