Learn the Japanese Word Yuumei

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The Japanese word yuumei, pronounced "you-may", means famous, notable, celebrated, well-known, or notorious.

Japanese Characters

有名 (ゆうめい)

Example

Kanojo wa sekaiteki ni yuumeina kashu da.
彼女は世界的に有名な歌手だ。

Translation: She is a world famous singer.

Antonym

mumei (無名)