優雅

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See also: 优雅

Chinese[edit]

excellent; superior elegant
trad. (優雅)
simp. (优雅)

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of 優美优美 (yōuměi, “graceful”) and 高雅 (gāoyǎ, “elegant”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

優雅

  1. graceful and elegant

Noun[edit]

優雅

  1. elegance and grace

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: 6

Grade: S
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

優雅 (-na inflection, hiragana ゆうが, rōmaji yūga)

  1. elegant, refined
    • 1935, 寺田寅彦, 柿の種:
      インテリジェントで、しかも優雅 (ゆうが)温良 (おんりょう)人柄 (ひとがら)が、全身 (ぜんしん)から放散 (ほうさん)しているような ()がした。
      Interijento de, shikamo yūga de onryō na hitogara ga, zenshin kara hōsan shite iru yō na ki ga shita.
      Her personality was intelligent yet refined and amiable, and it seemed to radiate from her entire body.

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

優雅 (hiragana ゆうが, rōmaji yūga)

  1. elegance, refinement