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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
あや
Grade: 6
kun'yomi

AdjectiveEdit

危うい (-i inflection, hiragana あやうい, rōmaji ayaui)

  1. dangerous, critical, serious
     (おも)っても (まな)ばねば (すなわ) (あや)うい
    Omotte mo manabaneba sunawachi ayaui.
    A thinking without learning is just dangerous.
  2. uncertain, unreliable, insecure
     (かれ)当選 (とうせん) (あや)うい
    Kare no tōsen wa ayaui.
    His winning seems insecure.
  3. limping, narrow, close
     (あや)うい (ところ) (たす)かった。
    Ayaui tokoro o tasukatta.
    I had a narrow escape.

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