目立つ Stand Out; be Conspicuous

目立つ

stand out; be conspicuous [lit. eye stand up]


The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate | A = Advanced

目立つ
me datsu
stand out; be conspicuous [lit. eye stand up]

me eye
tatsu stand up



一目ぼれ hito me bore - love at first sight [I]
注目 chuu moku - attention, notice [I]
独立 doku ritsu - independence [I]


SUGGESTED USAGE:

すぐ捕まった泥棒は、雪だるまの格好をしていて、真夏には目立ったのです。
sugu tsukamatta dorobou wa, yukidaruma no kakkou o shiteite, manatsu ni wa me datta no desu.

The robber, who was quickly apprehended, stood out in the dead of summer with his snowman suit.

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

すぐ sugu - quickly, soon