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暗い, 昏い, 冥い, 闇い, くらい

  • kurai
JLPT LEVEL 5

Definition

adjective (keiyoushi)

  • dark
  • gloomy

Definition

  • dark (in colour)
  • dull

Definition

  • depressed
  • dispirited

Definition

  • sorrowful
  • bitter (as in a dark past)

Definition

  • unclear
  • unfamiliar
  • unknown

Examples of 暗い,昏い,冥い,闇い,くらい in a Sentence

あたりがもう暗くなっていることに気がついた。
I observed that it had already got dark.
一旦風呂飯落ち、40ぐらいして帰還
Break for bath & food, back in about 40 minutes!
なさけないの・・・ボディスラムくらいそんな死にそうな、ださないよ。
That's pitiful ... don't put on such a death-bed voice from just a body slam.
暗くなるまで待ってさえいればよい
All you have to do is wait until dark.
The room was so dark that we had to feel our way to the door.
子供達は暗くなる寝入った
The children all had gone to sleep before it got dark.
はトム見てから楽屋口通って暗いロンドン街路へと消えていった。
The man looked at Tom, then vanished through the stage door out into the dark London street.
暗くなるまで彼女待ちました。
I waited for her till it got dark.
急にが暗くなって大粒落ちてきました
Suddenly the heavens opened.
私達に着いたのは暗くなってからだった
It was after dark when we got to the village.

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