noun

  1. something broad and flat.

takes genitive case の

  1. common, ordinary, plain, rank-and-file.

noun

Abbreviation.
  1. low-ranking employee, freshman, novice, private.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
ひら
 
 
ヒラ

Contained Kanji Breakdown

even, flat, peace
ヘイ ひら たいら (3rd, N3)
dry, parch, ebb
ひ.る カン ほ.す (6th, N2)
to divide