TAKOBOTO

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明白
Readings
めいはく
meihaku
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
obvious, clear, plain, evident, apparent, explicit, overtévident, clairочеви́дныйklar, deutlich, offensichtlich, unbestritten, unverkennbar

Kanji
ON: メイ, ミョウ, ミンKUN: あ.かり, あ.くる, あ.く, -あ.け, あ.ける, あき.らか, あか.らむ, あか.るむ, あか.るい, あ.かす
bright, light

ON: ハク, ビャクKUN: しろ, しら-, しろ.い
white

Example sentences
何をしなければならないかは明白です。Parts: (なに), ねばならない (ねばなりません), 明白 (めいはく)何をしなければならないかは明らかです。
It is clear what must be done.
Es ist klar, was getan werden muss.

あからさまに言えば彼は嫌いだ。Parts: 明白 (あからさま), 言う (いう), (かれ), 嫌い (きらい)Frankly, I don't like him.
Frankly speaking, I don't like him.
Franchement, il ne me plaît pas.
Откровенно говоря, я его не люблю.

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