豪華絢爛 magnificent; luxurious and splendid

A magnificent Yojijukugo to know! With three example sentences, video, and audio.

豪華絢爛
gou ka ken ran
Magnificent; Luxurious and Splendid

Japanese proverbs

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豪華絢爛
Magnificent; Luxurious and Splendid

豪華絢爛
Japanese
豪華絢爛 gou ka ken ran
Literal

豪華 gouka splendid
絢爛 kenran gorgeousness; ornateness

English Equivalent
Magnificent; Luxurious and Splendid
Notes

If you want to impress your host while visiting someone’s house, 豪華絢爛 is a good word to use.

It is also used for ‘deluxe edition’ of a book: 豪華版 goukaban
This is also used idiomatically to say something is more than you expected.
これは豪華版だ! That (a meal) is quite something!

 

Example Sentence

豪華絢爛な城。
goukakenran na shiro.
An elegant castle.

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shiro—castle

 

Example Sentence

彼女の結婚式は豪華絢爛だった。
kanojo no kekkonshiki wa goukakenran datta.
Her wedding was really splendid.

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彼女 kanojo—she
結婚式 kekkon shiki—wedding ceremony [~式 ceremony]

 

Example Sentence

豊臣秀吉の茶室は豪華絢爛だったと伝えられる。
toyotomi hideyoshi no chashitsu wa goukakenran datta to tsutaerareru.
Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s tea room is said to be have been exquisite

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豊臣秀吉 toyotomi hideyoshi—Toyotomi Hideyoshi; a powerful daimyo during the sengoku period.
茶室 cha shitsu—room for the tea ceremony; tea house
と伝えられる to tsutaerareru—It is said…

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