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きれい, 綺麗, 奇麗, 暉麗, キレイ
NA-adjective, Usually in kana
1. pretty, lovely, beautiful, fair
2. clean, clear, pure, tidy, neat
as きれいに
3. completely, entirely
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きれい, きれい, 奇麗め, 奇麗目, キレイメ
NA-adjective, Usually in kana
neater (clothing, appearance, etc.), sharper, more businesslike, more formal, more put-together
きれいごと, 綺麗事, 奇麗事, きれい, 綺麗ごと, 奇麗ごと
Usually in kana
1. whitewashing, glossing over, lip service
original meaning
2. deftly finishing up, putting on the final touches
きれい好き, 綺麗好き, 奇麗好き, きれいずき
love of cleanliness, liking to keep things clean, tidiness (of people), neatness
綺麗どころ, 綺麗所, 奇麗どころ, 奇麗所, きれいどころ, きれいどこ
1. geisha, Japanese singing and dancing girl
2. dressed-up beautiful woman
きれいかった, 綺麗かった, キレイかった
Expression, See 綺麗・1, See 綺麗・2, Usually in kana, irregular past tense conjugation of 綺麗, Dialect: Kansai-ben
was pretty, was beautiful, was clean
Takes suru, See 綺麗・2, Children's language
cleaning up, washing up
きれいさっぱり, 綺麗さっぱり, 奇麗さっぱり
Adverb, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Takes suru, NA-adjective, Usually in kana
1. once and for all, completely
2. spotlessly
綺麗な薔薇には棘がある, 綺麗な薔薇には刺がある, きれいなばらにはとげがある
Expression, Proverb
there is no rose without a thorn, every rose has its thorn
激励, げきれい
Takes suru, May take 'no'
encouragement, spurring (on), cheering (on)
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適齢期, てきれい
suitable age (esp. for marriage), marriageable age
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適齢, てきれい
suitable age
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疫癘, えきれい
epidemic, plague, pestilence
きれい, 鶺鴒, まなばしら, にわくなぶり, にわくなぎ, つつ, セキレイ
Usually in kana
any bird of family Motacillidae (excluding the pipits), wagtail, longclaw
冪零, べきれい
May take 'no', Mathematics term
液冷, えきれい
liquid cooling
きせきれい, 黄鶺鴒, キセキレイ
Usually in kana
grey wagtail (Motacilla cinerea), gray wagtail
呆れ入る, あきれい
Godan verb, Intransitive
to be dumbfounded, to be amazed
鼓舞激励, こぶげきれい
激励会, げきれいかい
encouragement rally, pep rally, spirit rally
はくせきれい, 白鶺鴒, ハクセキレイ
Usually in kana
black-backed wagtail (Motacilla alba lugens)
液冷式, えきれいしき
May take 'no'
liquid cooled, liquid cooling
叱咤激励, 𠮟咤激励, 叱咜激励, 𠮟咜激励, しったげきれい
Takes suru, yojijukugo
giving a loud pep talk, encouraging (somebody) strongly in a loud voice
せぐろせきれい, 背黒鶺鴒, セグロセキレイ
Usually in kana
Japanese wagtail (Motacilla grandis)
外気冷房, がいきれいぼう
ambient air cooling, cooling with outside air
適例, てきれい
exemplification, good example, case in point
電気冷蔵庫, でんきれいぞうこ
electric refrigerator, fridge
激励演説, げきれいえんぜつ
speech of encouragement, pep talk
空気冷却, くうきれいきゃく
Noun or verb acting prenominally
air cooling
婚姻適齢, こんいんてきれい
legal age of marriage
地域冷暖房, ちいきれいだんぼう
regional air-conditioning, community air-conditioning, district heating and cooling
結婚適齢期, けっこんてきれい
marriageable age