Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
長い, 永い JLPT 5
Kana Reading
ながい
Romaji
nagai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjective (keiyoushi)
    Meaning
    long (distance)
    Example sentence
    10待つには長い時間 Ten years is a long time to wait.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    long (time); lengthy
    Example sentence
    ようやくが明けて長い終わった Finally dawn broke; the long night had ended.

Examples of 長い, 永い, ながい in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

5 strokes

eternity, long, lengthy

On'Yomi: エイ

Kun'Yomi: なが.い

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JLPT 5

8 strokes

long, leader

On'Yomi: チョウ

Kun'Yomi: なが.い, おさ

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