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近い, ちかい

  • chikai


adjective (keiyoushi)

  • near
  • close
  • short (distance)

Examples of 近い,ちかい in a Sentence

Christmas is fast approaching.
The station is near here. You'll be in time for the train.
She lives just outside Wripple, which is near Deal.
Let's meet sometime in the near future.
He is close to the president.
Can you tell me where the nearest church is?
It was next to impossible to get a trained pilot.
Where's the nearest church?
His description approximated to the truth.
It's nothing short of a miracle.

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