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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 派手 (hade)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 派手 (hade)

Kana: はで
Kanji: 派手
Romaji: hade

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: showy, loud, gay, flashy, gaudy
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

ベルリンの壁崩壊は、誰も見落とすはずがない派手な歴史的事件だ。
berurin no kabe houkai wa, dare mo miotosu hazu ga nai hade na rekishiteki jiken da.
The fall of the Berlin Wall was a loud historic event that nobody missed.

どうか私をいじめないでくれ。あんまり派手な言葉を使わないでくれ。
dou ka watashi o ijimenaide kure. anmari hade na kotoba o tsukawanaide kure.
Don’t be hard upon me! Don’t be flowery.

派手 (hade)

一度で外に出られれば、居場所を知らせる手はいくらでもある。あまり派手な動きをさせたり、通信機器を使わせなければ、怪しまれたり証拠が残ることもない。
ichido de soto ni derarereba, ibasho o shiraseru te wa ikura demo aru. amari hade na ugoki o sasetari, tsuushin kiki o tsukawasenakereba, ayashimaretari shouko ga nokoru koto mo nai.
Once he gets outside, there are many ways for him to tell me where the hideout is. As long as I don’t make him use any communication equipment, or act too obviously, nobody will suspect him.

ほとんどの車はわたしのピックアップみたいに古くて、ぜんぜん派手じゃないとわかってうれしかった。
hotondo no kuruma wa watashi no pikku appu mitai ni furukute, zenzen hade janai to wakatte ureshikatta.
I was glad to see that most of the cars were older like mine, nothing flashy.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 华丽 (huálì)
Korean: 화려하다 (hwalyeohada)

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