Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
一流 JLPT 2
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    first-class; top grade; foremost; top-notch; leading
    Example sentence
    彼女はなかなかやるようだが、一流じゃないね。 She's pretty good at it, but she lacks class.
  • Parts of speech
    characteristic; peculiar; unique
    Example sentence
    結局一流小説家であった After all is said and done, he was a first-rate novelist.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    school (e.g. of a performance art)
    Example sentence
    彼らはその作家一流思った They looked on the writer as first-rate.
  • Parts of speech
    one flag; one banner; one streamer
    Example sentence
    音楽家としては一流ではない He's not in the top grade as a musician.

Examples of 一流, いちりゅう in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


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current, a sink, flow, forfeit

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1 stroke

one, one radical (no.1)

On'Yomi: イチ, イツ

Kun'Yomi: ひと-, ひと.つ

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