Jisho

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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.
I-adjective
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.
I-adjective
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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