犀利

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Chinese[edit]

rhinoceros
 
advantage; benefit; profit; sharp
simp. and trad.
(犀利)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

犀利

  1. (of blade) sharp
  2. (figuratively, of eyes, opinions, writing) sharp; incisive; trenchant; caustic
  3. (figuratively, Cantonese) surprisingly impressive; amazing
    犀利 [Cantonese]  ―  hou2 sai1 lei6 [Jyutping]  ―  very impressive

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さい
Jinmeiyō

Grade: 4
on’yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

犀利 (-na inflection, hiragana さいり, rōmaji sairi)

  1. sharp (of e.g. cutlery, and of e.g. perception)

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

犀利 (hiragana さいり, rōmaji sairi)

  1. sharp