Languages › Japanese Meaning of Suteki in Japanese Share Flipboard Email Print Lovely, Suteki. Azrul Yusuf / EyeEm / Getty Images Japanese Essential Japanese Vocabulary History & Culture Japanese Grammar By Namiko Abe Japanese Language Expert B.A., Kwansei Gakuin University Namiko Abe is a Japanese language teacher and translator, as well as a Japanese calligraphy expert. She has been a freelance writer for nearly 20 years. our editorial process Namiko Abe Updated April 18, 2018 Suteki is a Japanese word that means great; lovely; splendid; or wonderful. Read below for more information on this Japanese word. Pronunciation Click here to listen to the audio file. Meaning great; lovely; splendid; wonderful Japanese Characters 素敵 （すてき） Example & Translation Sono kamigata suteki da ne.その髪型素敵だね。 or in English: You look great with that hairstyle.