破天荒

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Chinese[edit]

 
to break; to split; broken; damaged; worn out
simp. and trad.
(破天荒)
天荒

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

破天荒

  1. unprecedented, unheard-of; for the first time

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
てん
Grade: 1
こう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

破天荒 (-na inflection, hiragana はてんこう, romaji hatenkō)

  1. unheard-of, unprecedented

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

破天荒 (hiragana はてんこう, romaji hatenkō)

  1. being unprecedented

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.