Meaning

Primary

Splendid

Alternatives

Magnificent, Beautiful, Admirable, Praiseworthy Act

Word Type

noun, な adjective

Explanation

Every single thing you see is splendid. You saw it after all, so of course it's magnificent. Your eyes are so great that they make everything reflect you. And you're beautiful.

Reading

みごと
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The readings for this word are both kun'yomi readings. You learned them already, so you should be able to read this on your own. Just remember that there is rendaku on こと and it becomes ごと.

Context

Patterns of Use

  • 見事な〜
  • 見事に〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 見事な花
    a splendid flower
    見事な走り
    a splendid run
    見事な物
    a magnificent thing
  • 見事に答える
    to answer admirably
    見事に成功する
    to succeed magnificently
    見事に決まる
    to be brilliantly executed

Context Sentences

見事なまつの木ですね。

It’s a splendid pine tree, isn’t it?

お見事!いやー、実に見事なシュートだった!

Splendid! Wow, that was such a beautiful shoot!

気持ちいいぐらい見事にフラれたよ。

She rejected me magnificently clearly.

Kanji Composition