what is the difference between 美しき and 麗しき?
  • what is the difference between 美しき and 麗しき?

    and what is the difference between 美しい and 美しき? I know that both 美しい女性 and 美しき女性 are correct. But what is the difference these 2?
  • For everybody coming across this thread: This question on stackexchange.
    The short answer is, -き is an old/archaic form sometimes still used to that effect.

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