Jisho

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Words — 6 found

I-adjective
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
Adverb
4. very; extremelyUsually written using kana alone, Kansai dialect
Other forms
豪い 【えらい】
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Expression, Noun
1. celebrated personage; big-wig; person in a high position
Other forms
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.
Other forms
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】
Notes
えらい目に会う: Irregular kanji usage. 偉い目に会う: Irregular kanji usage.
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えら
Expression
1. What are we going to do?; uh-oh; oh crapUsually written using kana alone, Kansai dialect
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えら
Expression
1. good!; great!Usually written using kana alone
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Kanji — 1 found

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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 — 13 found

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    • かれ
    • じぶん自分で
    • えら偉い
    • つもり
    • いる
    • じっさい実際
    • とる
    • 足らぬ
    • ひと
    He thinks he is somebody, but really he is nobody. Tatoeba
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