Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
JLPT 4
Kana Reading
おもて
Romaji
omote
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    surface
    Example sentence
    出よう Shall we take this outside?
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    face (i.e. the visible side of an object)
    Example sentence
    ものにはたいていある With most things there's both what you see and what's behind it.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    front (of a building, etc.); obverse side (i.e. "head") of a coin
    Example sentence
    労働争議によって失われた日数反対ページ示されている The number of days lost through industrial dispute is shown in the table on the facing page.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    outside; exterior
    Example sentence
    出てはいけません、ひどく降っているよ。 Don't go outside, it's raining hard.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    appearance
    Example sentence
    Heads or tails?
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    public
    Example sentence
    出たら勝ち出たら勝ち Heads I win, tails you win.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    first half (of an innings); top (of an inning)
    Example sentence
    彼女新鮮な空気一息吸いに出た She went outside to get a breath of fresh air.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    cover (for tatami mats, etc.)
    Example sentence
    内面欠点必ず現れる An inner defect never fails to express itself outwardly.
  • Parts of speech
    computer terminology
    Meaning
    foreground
    Example sentence
    天気よければパーティーは、おもてやります The party will be held outdoors, weather permitting.

Examples of 表, おもて in a sentence


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JLPT 3

8 strokes

surface, table, chart, diagram

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