清廉潔白

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 4
れん
Grade: S
けつ > けっ
Grade: 5
はく > ぱく
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

清廉 (seiren, integrity) +‎ 潔白 (keppaku, uprightness)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

清廉潔白 (-na inflection, hiragana せいれんけっぱく, rōmaji seiren keppaku)

  1. incorruptible; clean-handed

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

清廉潔白 (hiragana せいれんけっぱく, rōmaji seiren keppaku)

  1. incorruptibility; clean hands
    • 2003 August 31 [Dec 24 2001], Shimizu, Reiko, “秘密 THE TOP SECRETトップ・シークレット 1999 [THE TOP SECRET 1999]”, in 秘密 THE TOP SECRETトップ・シークレット [THE TOP SECRET], volume 1 (fiction), 12th edition, Tokyo: Hakusensha, →ISBN, page 9:
      ワシントン リンカーン ケネディ ビル・クリントン そして今 ジョン・B・リード‼ (せい) (れん) (けっ) (ぱく)正義の人————汚点のない所が最大の汚点といわれる程クリーンな第57代アメリカ大統領
      Washinton Rinkān Kenedi Biru Kurinton Soshite ima Jon Bī Rīdo‼ Seiren keppaku seigi no hito———— Oten no nai tokoro ga saidai no oten to iwareru hodo kurīn na Daigojūshichi-dai Amerika Daitōryō
      Washington. Lincoln. Kennedy. Bill Clinton. And now, John B. Reed‼ The man of impartiality, uprightness and justice———— When talking about the 57th President of the United States, it’s no exaggeration to say that his only flaw is that he has none