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Conjugations for 偉い

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[えら()·]
erai
i adjective, adverb

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erai

English Meaning(s) for 偉い

i adjective
  1. great; excellent; admirable; remarkable; distinguished; important; celebrated; famous; eminent
  2. very troublesome; awful; terrible
  3. tiring; tough
adverb
  1. very; extremely

Definition and Synonyms for 偉い

Admirable deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
Synonyms: えらい, あっぱれ, , , 感心, 神妙, 見事
Heavy unusually great in degree or quantity or number
Synonyms: えらい, ひどい, むごい, ヘビー, ヘヴィ, おっきい, 大きい, 甚だしい, 甚大, 莫大
Big above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Synonyms: えらい, でかい, おっきい, , , , 大い, 大き, 大きい, 太い, 広い
Great remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect
Synonyms: えらい, すごい, おっきい, めちゃめちゃ, ど偉い, 大きい, 大いなる, 莫大, 著しい, 重大
Admirable inspiring admiration or approval
Synonyms: えらい, あっぱれ, , , 感心, 殊勝, 神妙, 見事
Important having authority or ascendancy or influence
Synonyms: えらい, 主立つ, 主立った, 枢要, 顕要
Eminent standing above others in quality or position
Synonyms: えらい, 高い, 高等, 高級
Upper-Level at an elevated level in rank or importance
Synonyms: えらい, 高級

Meanings for each kanji in 偉い

admirable; greatness; remarkable; conceited; famous; excellent Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 偉い

Conjugations for 偉い

te-form
[えら()··]
erakute
Negative te-form
[えら()····]
erakunakute
Adverbial Form
[えら()·]
eraku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[えら()·]
erai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[えら()···]
erakunai
Past Indicative Form
[えら()···]
erakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[えら()·····]
erakunakatta
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[えら()···]
erakereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[えら()·····]
erakunakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[えら()····]
erakattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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erakunakattara

Sample Sentences for 偉い

Look at the big shot.
He is a great scholar and what is better, a good teacher.
He thinks himself to be somebody.
A great man doesn't care about his appearance.
"Don't you think that people from English-speaking countries earn an unreasonable amount from the English language industry? Since I'm Japanese, I'd like to use materials exclusively made by Japanese people." "But you know, you can't really tell if the English is good or not unless it's been checked by a native speaker." "What do you mean by good English!? English used by native speakers? Are natives really that great, anyway?"

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