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鋭い, するどい

  • surudoi
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

adjective (keiyoushi)

  • sharp (blade)
  • pointed

Definition

  • sharp (pain)
  • stabbing
  • cutting (remark)
  • stinging
  • pointed (question or look)
  • screeching (noise)

Definition

  • perceptive
  • keen
  • quick (mind)
  • astute
  • shrewd
  • discerning

Definition

  • nimble
  • agile
  • quick

Examples of 鋭い,するどい in a Sentence

ナイフは、とても鋭い
My knife has such a fine edge.
What Alice, waiting for a reply, was faced with was a sudden howl. It was a resounding noise, sharp as to burst her ear drums, loud as to reach unto the heavens.
I've got a keen-edged knife.
The giant plane screamed down in an almost vertical dive.
The newsman has a nose for news.
以前私達パン切っていたナイフ鋭かった
The knife we used to cut the bread with was sharp.
鋭いに会った。
I met a keen-eyed guy.
その聴覚鋭い
The kid has a keen sense of hearing.
Hounds hunt by their keen scent.
そのナイフ鋭い
The knife has a very sharp edge.

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