明白

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Readings of the Japanese word.

The word is written in kanji with furigana over each character. There is also the transliteration written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and romaji using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer-generated audio that can be listened to by clicking on it.

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  • (めい)(はく)
    めいはく (meihaku)

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  • な adjective
    obvious, clear, plain, evident, apparent, explicit, overt
    • duidelijk, klaar, zonneklaar, niet mis te verstaan, aanwijsbaar, ondubbelzinnig, onmiskenbaar, kennelijk, apert, evident, klaarblijkelijk
      • évident, clair
        • Klarheit, Deutlichkeit, Offensichtlichkeit, Offenkundigkeit, Augenscheinlichkeit, Unverkennbarkeit, Unmissverständlichkeit, klar, deutlich, offensichtlich, klar, deutlich, offensichtlich, offenkundig, augenscheinlich, einleuchtend, unmissverständlich, unbestritten, unverkennbar, Klarheit, Deutlichkeit, Offensichtlichkeit, Offenkundigkeit, Augenscheinlichkeit, Unverkennbarkeit, Unmissverständlichkeit
          • kereken, nyilvánvalóan, világosan
            • : {~な} ясный, очевидный, {~にする} разъяснять, выяснять, уточнять, ясный, очевидный
              • jasen, razumljiv, očiten
                • obvio, evidente

                  Kanji in this word

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                  • 8 strokes

                    bright, light

                  • 5 strokes

                    white

                  Adjective declension

                  A list with all the derivative forms for the Adjective, depending of the grammatical use and the degree of formality.

                  Plain
                  Present明白だ - めいはくだ (meihakuda) 
                  Negative明白じゃない - めいはくじゃない (meihakujanai) 
                  Past明白だった - めいはくだった (meihakudatta) 
                  Past negative明白じゃなかった - めいはくじゃなかった (meihakujanakatta) 
                  Te form明白で - めいはくで (meihakude) 
                  Adverbial明白に - めいはくに (meihakuni) 
                  Polite
                  Present明白です - めいはくです (meihakudesu) 
                  Negative明白ではありません - めいはくではありません (meihakudehaarimasen) 
                  Past明白でした - めいはくでした (meihakudeshita) 
                  Past negative明白ではありませんでした - めいはくではありませんでした (meihakudehaarimasendeshita) 

                  Example sentences

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                  明白

                  Also written as: 
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                  Reading

                  Readings of the Japanese word.

                  The word is written in kanji with furigana over each character. There is also the transliteration written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and romaji using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer-generated audio that can be listened to by clicking on it.

                  Words having multiple readings will be ordered by popularity.

                  • 明白(あからさま)
                    あからさま (akarasama)

                  Translation

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                  There are cases where a word may have different meanings. In that case all the meanings will be ordered by popularity.

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                  • usually written using kana aloneな adjectivenoun taking the genitive case particle の
                    plain, frank, candid, open, direct, straightforward, unabashed, blatant, flagrant
                    • crû, franc, candide, ouvert, direct, sans être embarrassé, sans honte, flagrant
                      • klar, deutlich, ausdrücklich
                        • offen, offenherzig, unverhohlen, aufrichtig, frisch von der Leber weg
                          • kereken, nyilvánvalóan, világosan
                            • очевидный

                              Kanji in this word

                              Analysis of the kanji ideograms forming the word.

                              Clicking on the kanji will get you to the kanji information page, with more information like the onyomi and kunyomi, or the order on how to write it.

                              • 8 strokes

                                bright, light

                              • 5 strokes

                                white

                              Adjective declension

                              A list with all the derivative forms for the Adjective, depending of the grammatical use and the degree of formality.

                              Plain
                              Present明白だ - あからさまだ (akarasamada) 
                              Negative明白じゃない - あからさまじゃない (akarasamajanai) 
                              Past明白だった - あからさまだった (akarasamadatta) 
                              Past negative明白じゃなかった - あからさまじゃなかった (akarasamajanakatta) 
                              Te form明白で - あからさまで (akarasamade) 
                              Adverbial明白に - あからさまに (akarasamani) 
                              Polite
                              Present明白です - あからさまです (akarasamadesu) 
                              Negative明白ではありません - あからさまではありません (akarasamadehaarimasen) 
                              Past明白でした - あからさまでした (akarasamadeshita) 
                              Past negative明白ではありませんでした - あからさまではありませんでした (akarasamadehaarimasendeshita) 

                              Example sentences

                              Sentences from the Tatoeba Corpus project using the word in context.

                              The Japanese sentence, the sentence analysis, and the English translation are always included. Using the sentence analysis is possible to learn how the sentence is constructed and every single word can be examined one by one.

                              In some cases translation to other languages can also be included. Quality of the translation may vary and it's included for reference only.