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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 明白 (meihaku)

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Kana: めいはく
Kanji: 明白
Romaji: meihaku

Type: adjective-na

Meaning: obvious; clear; plain; evident; apparent; explicit

Example sentences:

おまえの犯行は明白なんだよ!
omae no hankou wa meihaku nan da yo.
Your crime is obvious!

説明は必要ないようだな。事実は明白なんだから。
setsumei wa hitsuyou nai you da na. jijitsu wa meihaku nan dakara.
I see no need for explanations. The truth’s so plain.

明白 (meihaku)

意味は充分、明白だと思うが。
imi wa juubun, meihaku da to omou ga.
I think my meaning’s plain enough.

あまりにあっさり言ってのけたところをみれば、彼がほんとうのことを語っているか、さもなければ気がふれているかのいずれかであることは明白であった。
amari ni assari itte noketa tokoro o mireba, kare ga hontou no koto o katatte iru ka, samonakereba ki ga furete iru ka no izureka de aru koto wa meihaku de atta.
He spoke with so much simplicity that it was evident he spoke the truth, or that he was mad.

Similar words:

明らか (akiraka)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 明白 (míngbai); 明显 (míngxiǎn)
Korean: 명백하다 (myeongbaeghada)

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