遥か

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
はる
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

遥か ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 遙か, -na inflection, hiragana はるか, romaji haruka)

  1. faraway, distant
    その (とり) (はる)彼方 (かなた) ()んでいった。
    Sono tori wa haruka kanata ni tondeitta.
    That bird flew to a faraway place.
     (はる)かな未来 (みらい)
    haruka na mirai e
    to the distant future
     (はる)未来 (みらい)
    haruka mirai e
    to the distant future

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Both the form 遥か and 遥かな (or 遥かなる) are used, but they are not entirely interchangeable.

Adverb[edit]

遥か ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 遙か, hiragana はるか, romaji haruka)

  1. far
     (はる) (とお)
    haruka tōku
    far away

Related terms[edit]

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