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明かり明り灯り灯かり灯火
Irregular kanji
Readings
あかり
akari
Meanings
Meaning restricted to 明かり
Meaning restricted to 明り
Noun (futsuumeishi)
light, illumination, glow, gleamclarté, lumière

See also: 明かりを消す
lamp, lightсвет, освещениеLicht, Schein, Helligkeit, heller Glanz, Lampe, Beweis (für die Unschuld)

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: 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: トウKUN: ひ, ほ-, ともしび, とも.す, あかり
lamp, a light, light, counter for lights

ON: トウKUN: ひ, ほ-, ともしび, とも.す, あかり
lamp, a light, light, counter for lights

ON: トウKUN: ひ, ほ-, ともしび, とも.す, あかり
lamp, a light, light, counter for lights

ON: トウKUN: ひ, ほ-, ともしび, とも.す, あかり
lamp, a light, light, counter for lights

ON: KUN: ひ, -び, ほ-
fire

Example sentences
どうか明かりをつけて下さい。Parts: どうか, 明かり (あかり), 点ける (つける), 下さい (ください)Turn on the light, please.
Schalte bitte das Licht an.

この明かりで字を読もうとすれば目が悪くなるよ。Parts: 此の (この), 明かり (あかり), (じ), 読む (よむ), すれば, 目が悪い (めがわるい), 成る (なる)You'll strain your eyes trying to read in this light.

窓に灯がともっていた。Parts: (まど), (ひ), 点る (ともる)There was a light burning in the window.

Community comments
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