天晴れ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 2
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

/apare//appare/

Alteration of Old Japanese (apare, modern aware, deeply touching or moving).[1]

The kanji are ateji.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

天晴れ (-na inflection, hiragana あっぱれ, romaji appare)

  1. admirable, commendable, wonderful, brilliant, splendid, worthy

Inflection[edit]

Interjection[edit]

天晴れ (hiragana あっぱれ, romaji appare)

  1. well done, wow, bravo, wonderful

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9