爛漫

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
らん
Hyōgaiji
まん
Grade: S
on'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɾ̠ã̠mmã̠ɴ]

Adjective[edit]

爛漫 ‎(hiragana らんまん, romaji ranman)

  1. the way in which many flowers are in bloom
    • 1928: Sakura no ki no shita niwa (Kajii Motojirō)
      お前、この爛漫と咲き乱れてゐる桜の樹の下へ、一つ一つ屍体が埋まつてゐると想像して見るがいい。
      Omae, kono ranman to sakimidareteiru sakura no ki no shita e, hitotsu hitotsu shitai ga umatteiru to sōzō shite miru ga ii.
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. the way in which light sparkles

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