1. great; grand; magnificent; outstanding; mighty
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1. great; excellent; admirable; remarkable; distinguished; important; celebrated; famous; eminent
  • わたし
  • あのひとあの人
  • しょうらい将来
  • えら偉く
  • なる
  • 見取った
  • I discerned the potential of great things in him.
2. very troublesome; awful; terribleUsually written using kana alone
  • つま
  • アメリカ
  • あたら新しい
  • せいかつ生活
  • リズム
  • 慣れる
  • のに
  • えらい
  • くろう苦労
  • した
  • My wife had a hard time getting into the swing of our new life in America.
3. tiring; toughUsually written using kana alone
4. very; extremelyUsually written using kana alone, Kansai dialect
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豪い 【えらい】
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1. great achievement; great feat; great work; great undertaking
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1. power; might; authority; influence
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偉力 【いりょく】
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1. self-important; important-looking; proud
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Expression, Noun
1. celebrated personage; big-wig; person in a high position
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えらい人 【えらいひと】
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Expression, Godan verb with u ending
1. to have a terrible time; to have a hard timeSee also 目にあう めにあう
  • ふぶき吹雪
  • えらい目に遭った
  • We had a terrible time in the blizzard.
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えらい目に遭う 【えらいめにあう】偉い目にあう 【えらいめにあう】偉い目に遭う 【えらいめにあう】えらい目に会う 【えらいめにあう】偉い目に会う 【えらいめにあう】
えらい目に会う: Irregular kanji usage. 偉い目に会う: Irregular kanji usage.
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1. dignified appearance; majestic appearance; imposing appearance
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偉容 【いよう】
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Godan verb with ru ending, intransitive verb
1. to be conceited; to think highly of oneself
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1. genius; prodigy; (person of) great talent; remarkable person
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偉才 【いさい】
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1. great virtue; outstanding virtueObscure term
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懿徳 【いとく】
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1. extraordinary talent; genius; prodigySee also 異才 いさい
2. contaminant; different materialOnly applies to 異材
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偉材 【いざい】
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Kanji — 1 found

12 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
admirable, greatness, remarkable, conceited, famous, excellent
Kun: えら.い
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Sentences — 189 found

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    • いだい偉大な
    • かがくしゃ科学者
    Mr Suzuki is a great scientist. Tatoeba
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Names — 224 found

ある 【偉】
Unclassified name
1. Aru
い 【偉】
Unclassified name
1. I
いさむ 【偉】
Given name, gender not specified
1. Isamu
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