Last modified on 27 November 2013, at 01:17

古い

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

古い (-i inflection, hiragana ふるい, romaji furui)

  1. (not of a person) old, aged, antiqued
    watashi wa izen furui rōrusuroisu o motteita.
    I used to own an old Rolls-Royce.
    watashi wa furui ranpu o katta.
    I bought an old lamp.

AntonymsEdit

  • (atarashii)

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • (furui kawabukuro ni atarashii sake o moru): to put new wine into old wineskins, to put new wine into old bottles
  • (atarashii sake wa furui kawabukuro ni ireru): to put new wine into old wineskins, to put new wine into old bottles