れいrei

noun / prefix noun / ~の noun:

  • custom; practice; habit; usual
  • said; aforementioned
  • instance; example; case; illustration; usage
  • precedent

怒るokorutokarehaトラTORAになるninaruというのはtoiunoha隠喩in'yunoreiであるdearu "He's a tiger when he's angry" is an example of metaphor.

kareha父親chichioyanoreiniならってnaratteいったitta He followed in his father's footsteps.

ためしtameshiirr.

noun:

  • precedent; example

Kanji definition:

レイREIたとえるtato.eru

example; custom; usage; precedent

Strokes:
8
Radical:
人亻 human
SKIP:
1-2-6
UTF:
4f8b
JIS208:
46-67
Hangul:
례 [rye]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
れいrei
custom; practice; habit; usual; / said; aforementioned; / instance; example; case; illustration; usage; / precedent
例えばたとえばtatoeba
for example; for instance; e.g.
比例ひれいhirei
proportion
例外れいがいreigai
exception
異例いれいirei
exceptional; unusual; extraordinary; unprecedented; singular

Partial results:

たとえばtatoeba

adverb:

  • for example; for instance; e.g.
たとえtatoe

noun:

  • example - esp. 例え
  • simile; metaphor; allegory; fable; parable - esp. 譬え, 喩え
れいがいreigai

noun / ~の noun:

  • exception

このkono規則kisokuにはniha例外reigaiha認められないmitomerarenai There are no exceptions to this rule.

たとえるtatoeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to compare (something) to; to liken; to speak figuratively; to use a simile; to use a metaphor

読書dokushohatabini例えるtatoeruことができるkotogadekiru Reading a book can be compared to making a journey.

ためしtameshiirr.

noun:

  • precedent; example
れいねんreinen

adverbial noun / temporal noun:

  • average (normal, ordinary) year
  • every year; annually 毎年

今年kotoshiha例年reinenよりyorisakuraha早いhayaiだろうdarou The cherry blossoms will come out earlier than usual.

れいぶんreibun

noun:

  • example sentence; illustrative sentence; model sentence

例文reibunno選定senteigaまずかったmazukattaですdesu The choice of example sentence wasn't wise.

れいかいreikai

noun:

  • regular meeting
れいだいreidai

noun:

  • example; exercise (for the reader)

君のkiminoワークブックWAAKUBUKKUno最初のsaishono例題reidaiwoshiなさいnasai Do the first example in your workbook.

れいがいてきreigaiteki Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • exceptional
れいじreiji Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • exemplification; illustrating by example
れいしょうreishouold Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • exemplification; illustration; example

karehazuwo使ってtsukatte自説jisetsuwo例証reishouしたshita He illustrated his theory with diagrams.

れいこくreikoku

temporal noun:

  • the regular time
たとえにいうtatoeniiu Inflection

expression / godan ~う verb:

  • to speak metaphorically
れいさいreisai

noun:

  • regular festival; annual festival
れいじreiji

noun:

  • the usual time
れいせつreisetsu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • illustration (using an example)
れいしきreishiki

noun:

  • regular ceremony; established form
れいにもれずreinimorezu

expression:

  • no exception; without exception; always the same
たとえばなしtatoebanashi

noun:

  • allegory; fable; parable
れいごreigo

noun:

  • illustrative word; example word
れいねんになくreinenninaku

adverb:

  • unusually (compared to a typical year) 例年
れいすうreisuu

noun:

  • number of cases
れいになくreininaku

adverb:

  • contrary to one's habit; unusually
たとえるならtatoerunara

expression:

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