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Meaning of 明

bright, light


メイ、 ミョウ
mei, myou



Learn Japanese kanji: 【メイ、 ミョウ / あか(るい) 】

Meaning: bright, light.

67 of 2,500 most used kanji in newspapers.

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Example #1

ashita wa nani o shitai?
What do you want to do tomorrow?
Example #2

kare wa akarui hito desu.
He's a cheerful person.
Example #3

sore o shoumei dekimasu ka?
Can you prove it?
Example #4

akirakini kimi wa watashi no iu koto ga wakatteinai.
Obviously you don't understand what I'm saying.
Example #5

kare no setsumei o kikou.
Let's hear his explanation.
Example #6

watashi tachi wa meikaku na kotae ga hitsuyou desu.
We require a clear answer.
Example #7

anata wa sore o shoumei dekimasu ka?
Can you verify that?
Example #8

kore wa bunmei no ichi shinpo dearu.
This marks a step in the progress of civilization.
Example #9

kore wa idai na hatsumei desu.
This is a great invention.

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