Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
百年河清
Kana Reading
ひゃくねんかせい
Romaji
hyakunenkasei
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    Meaning
    waiting for one hundred years for the waters of the Yellow River to clear; waiting in vain for an unlikely event; waiting for pigs to fly; When the sky falls, we shall catch larks

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

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pure, purify, cleanse, exorcise, Manchu dynasty

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river

On'Yomi:

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hundred

On'Yomi: ヒャク, ビャク

Kun'Yomi: もも

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JLPT 5

6 strokes

year, counter for years

On'Yomi: ネン

Kun'Yomi: とし

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