Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
えらい目, 偉い目
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    terrible time; hard time; bad day
    Example sentence
    吹雪えらい目に遭った。 We had a terrible time in the blizzard.

Examples of えらい目, 偉い目, えらいめ in a sentence

  • 吹雪えらい目に遭った。

    We had a terrible time in the blizzard.

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Kanji in this word


12 strokes

admirable, greatness, remarkable, conceited, famous, excellent


Kun'Yomi: えら.い

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5 strokes

eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor

On'Yomi: モク, ボク

Kun'Yomi: , -め, ま-

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