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有頂天 Ecstasy

Japanese proverbs

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有頂天
Ecstasy  

 

有頂天
Japanese
うちょうてん u chou ten
Literal
Have (reached) the highest heaven
English Equivalent
On cloud nine; ecstasy; in raptures; be elated 
Notes

有頂天 is a translation of the sanskrit word for the highest heaven in Buddhism.

A 2005 star-studded comedy movie directed by 三谷幸喜 Mitani Koki was titled THE有頂天ホテル.

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Example Sentence


一億円の宝くじをあてた人は有頂天になった。
ichi oku en no takarakuji o ateta hito wa uchouten ni natta.
The person who won the hundred million yen lottery was in ecstasy.

 

Vocabulary image

一億 ichi oku—100,000,000
宝くじ takara kuji—lottery
あてた ateta—hit the mark (for the lotter) [当ててみて atete mite Take a guess]
あてた人 ateta hito—the person who won (the lottery)
になった ni natta—になる

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