Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
稀, 希 JLPT 2
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
    rare; seldom
    Example sentence
    90歳以上生きること決してまれではない It is not rare at all to live over ninety years.

Examples of 稀, 希, まれ in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


12 strokes

rare, phenomenal, dilute (acid)

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: まれ, まばら

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7 strokes

hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: まれ

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