明瞭

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See also: 明了

Chinese[edit]

 
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
look afar from a high place; clear
trad. (明瞭)
simp. (明了)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

明瞭

  1. clear; apparent

Verb[edit]

明瞭

  1. to understand

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: 2
りょう
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Middle Chinese 明瞭

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

明瞭 (-na inflection, hiragana めいりょう, rōmaji meiryō, historical hiragana めいれう)

  1. clear, apparent
     (めい) (りょう) ()調 (ちょう) (こた)えた。
    Meiryō na kuchō de kotaeta.
    He/She answered in a clear and distinct manner.

Antonyms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

明瞭 (hiragana めいりょう, rōmaji meiryō, historical hiragana めいれう)

  1. clarity, apparency

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3