Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
背が高い
Kana Reading
せがたかい
Romaji
segatakai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), adjective (keiyoushi)
    Meaning
    tall (of a person)
    Example sentence
    恵子はほど背が高くない Keiko isn't as tall as I.

Examples of 背が高い, せがたかい in a sentence


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JLPT 3

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stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel

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JLPT 5

10 strokes

tall, high, expensive

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