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皮肉, ひにく

  • hiniku
JLPT LEVEL 2

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • cynicism
  • sarcasm
  • irony
  • satire

Examples of 皮肉,ひにく in a Sentence

はあなたの皮肉な言葉聞き捨てにはできません
I resent your cynical remarks.
Tone of voice can indicate anger and irony.
There was a touch of irony in his speech.
はいつも皮肉言う
He always makes cynical remarks to me.
He spoke with a suggestion of sarcasm in his voice.
見て皮肉な微笑浮かべた。
He smiled a cynical smile at me.
見て皮肉な微笑みうかべた。
He smiled a cynical smile at me.
It is not the least of life's ironies that this, which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.
女は皮肉わかるだろう
She will perceive his irony.
その賞賛皮肉変装したものであることは気がつかなかった。
He was not aware that the praise was a satire in disguise.

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