1. 1〔感謝する〕
    • 来てくれて有り難い
    • I appreciate your [Thanks for] coming.
    • いつも彼女の親切[助言]を有り難いと思っている
    • I am always thankful [grateful] for her kindness [advice]./I always appreciate her kindness [advice].
    • 彼をお助けくだされば有り難いのですが
    • I should be very much obliged to you if you would help him.
  1. 2〔幸せ・幸運である〕
    • ここで会えるなんて有り難い
    • It's rare good luck that I could see you here./I am fortunate to be able to see you here.
    • 有り難いことに私はいつも健康に恵まれている
    • Fortunately I have always been healthy.
  1. 3〔喜ばしい〕
    • 日照り続きだったので雨は有り難い
    • The rain is welcome after the long spell of drought [dry weather] we've had.
    • 給料が上がったとは有り難い話だ
    • 「I'm so glad that [Thank God] my salary has gone up!
    • 有り難くない客
    • an unwelcome guest
    • 有り難くない返事がきた
    • We received an unfavorable answer.
    • このところ有り難くない天気だ
    • We're having foul weather these days.
  1. 4〔尊い〕
    • 老僧の有り難い教え
    • the edifying teachings of an old priest
    • 有り難い仏様
    • the merciful Buddha
    • 天皇の有り難いお言葉
    • the Emperor's gracious words
    • 天からの有り難い贈り物
    • Heaven's bountiful gifts