利害

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

 
advantage; benefit; profit; sharp
 
to do harm to; to cause trouble to; harm; evil; calamity
simp. and trad.
(利害)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

利害

  1. profits and losses
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

 
advantage; benefit; profit; sharp
 
to do harm to; to cause trouble to; harm; evil; calamity
trad. (利害)
simp. (厉害)
alt. forms 厲害厉害

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

利害

  1. fierce
  2. serious
  3. (informal) excellent; amazing; fantastic
Synonyms[edit]
  • (amazing): (Cantonese) 犀利 (sai1 lei6)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
がい
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

利害 (hiragana りがい, rōmaji rigai)

  1. profits and losses
  2. interests

Synonyms[edit]

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