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珍しい

珍しい

Japanese

Kanji in this term
めずら
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Adjective

珍しい (-i inflection, hiragana めずらしい, romaji mezurashii, historical hiragana めづらしい)

  1. rare, unusual
    このコインは (めずら)しい
    Kono koin wa mezurashii.
    This coin is rare.

Inflection

References

  1. 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 1 2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9