Results, mean

ひれつhiretsu Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • mean; contemptible; despicable; dirty; foul; cowardly; base

そのsonoことkotodeうそをつくusowotsukuなんてnantekimiha卑劣hiretsuda It is mean of you to tell a lie about it.



  • mean; average - Mathematics term
  • middle-school arithmetic - from 中学, 算数 - abbreviation
ろうれつrouretsu Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • mean; base; nasty
ケチくさいKECHIkusaiけちくさいkechikusai Inflection


  • mean; stingy
はらぐろいharaguroi Inflection


  • mean; malicious; scheming; wicked; black-hearted

kareha腹黒いharaguroi He has a black heart.

げれつgeretsu Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • base; mean; vulgar; despicable; low
やひyahi Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • vulgar; mean; base; coarse; crude
ちゅうようchuuyou Inflection

noun / ~の noun / adjectival noun:

  • middle way; (golden) mean; moderation; middle path


  • the Doctrine of the Mean (one of the Four Books) 四書

都会tokaito田舎inakano生活seikatsuno中庸chuuyouwo見つけるmitsukerunoha難しいmuzukashii It is difficult to find a happy medium between city and countryside.

いじわるいijiwarui Inflection


  • ill-natured; mean; nasty; sadistic; cruel; mean-spirited
ひんがないhinganai Inflection

expression / adjective:

  • unrefined (character, manners); mean; vulgar; bad taste; lacking style
びんぼうくさいbinboukusai Inflection


  • shabby; mean; sorry; dingy
へいきんheikinへいぎんheiginobs. Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • average; mean
  • balance; equilibrium

そのsono選手senshutachino平均heikin身長shinchouhaどのくらいdonokuraiですかdesuka What is the average height of the players?

あさましいasamashiiirr. Inflection


  • wretched; miserable; shameful; mean; despicable; abject
しゅうあくshuuaku Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • ugly; unsightly; hideous; mean; repulsive; disgraceful

shinoこのkono地区chikuno建物tatemonohamina醜悪shuuakuda The architecture in this part of the city is ugly.

たちのわるいtachinowaruiタチのわるいTACHInowarui Inflection


いけずikezu Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • unkind; mean - Kansai dialect
  • wicked
さいびsaibi Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • minute; meager; meagre; mean
さもしいsamoshii Inflection


  • selfish; self-seeking; self-interested; mean
いやしいiyashii Inflection


  • lowborn; humble; lowly
  • vulgar; coarse; crude; mean; base; vile
  • shabby
  • greedy; gluttonous; avaricious

誇りhokorigaあるaruからkarakarehaそんなにsonnani卑しいiyashii事は出来ないkotohadekinai His pride wouldn't allow him to do such a mean thing.

kareha卑しいiyashii振舞いfurumaiwoしたshita He behaved in a cheap manner.

きたないkitanaiirr. Inflection


  • dirty; filthy; foul; unclean
  • disordered; messy; untidy; poor (e.g. handwriting)
  • indecent (language, etc.); dirty; vulgar; coarse
  • dastardly; mean; base; underhanded
  • stingy; greedy

ジャックJAKKUhawatashini汚いkitanaiいたずらitazurawoしたshita Jack played a dirty trick on me.

汚いkitanai行為kouino報いmukuiha必ずkanarazu自分jibunni返ってkaetteくるkuru What goes around comes around.

ぶきようbukiyou Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • clumsy; awkward; unskillfulness; lack of ability
  • tactless; awkward (e.g. socially); gauche
  • mean; cowardly; base - archaism

あなたanataha本当にhontouni不器用bukiyouですdesune You are really clumsy, aren't you!



  • it does not mean that ...; I don't mean that ...; it is not the case that... 訳【わけ】


  • it does not mean that ...; I don't mean that ...; it is not the case that 訳ではない


  • mean proportional (i.e. geometric mean)
ひきょうせんばんhikyousenban Inflection

noun / adjectival noun:

  • very mean (sneaky); extremely unsportsmanlike - four character idiom


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