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[めずら()··]
mezurashii
i adjective

English Meaning(s) for 珍しい

i adjective
  1. unusual; rare; curious
  2. new; novel
  3. fine (e.g. gift)

Definition and Synonyms for 珍しい

Rare marked by an uncommon quality
Synonyms: 珍しい, 異常, 非凡
Quaint strange in an interesting or pleasing way
Synonyms: , 珍しい, 珍奇, 風変わり
Rare recurring only at long intervals
Synonyms: たま, まれ, 偶々, , 希代, 希少, 希有, , 珍しい
Uncommon not common or ordinarily encountered
Synonyms: 並み外れ, 並外れる, 人並み外れた, 奇矯, , 希代, 希有, 珍しい, 異常, 異色, 超凡, 非凡, 風変わり
Rare not widely known
Synonyms: まれ, , 希代, 希少, 希有, , 珍しい, 珍奇
Unusual not commonly encountered
Synonyms: , , 希有, , 珍しい
Out-Of-The-Way out of the ordinary
Synonyms: 珍しい, 風変わり
Uncommon unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind
Synonyms: 並み外れ, 並外れる, 人並み外れた, 奇矯, , 希代, 希有, 珍しい, 異常, 異色, 超凡, 非凡, 風変わり
Rare especially superlative or extreme of its kind
Synonyms: 珍しい, 異常, 非凡
Rare especially valued for its uncommonness
Synonyms: まれ, , 希代, 希少, 希有, , 珍しい, 珍奇

Meanings for each kanji in 珍しい

rare; curious; strange Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 珍しい

Conjugations for 珍しい

Present Indicative Form
[めずら()··]
mezurashii
Present Indicative Negative Form
[めずら()····]
mezurashikunai
Past Indicative Form
[めずら()····]
mezurashikatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[めずら()······]
mezurashikunakatta
te-form
[めずら()···]
mezurashikute
Adverbial Form
[めずら()··]
mezurashiku
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[めずら()·····]
mezurashikattara

Sample Sentences for 珍しい

A protagonist as plain and ordinary as him is rare indeed.
We rarely come across big names.
What is the news?
He chanced on a rare book at a second-hand bookstore.
Such a case is not uncommon today.

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