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See also: 暧昧

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ChineseEdit

obscure; clandestine conceal; dark
trad. (曖昧)
simp. (暧昧)

PronunciationEdit


Note: oi2 mui6 - common variant.

AdjectiveEdit

曖昧

  1. (of attitude, meaning, etc.) vague; obscure; ambiguous; dubious
  2. (of relationship, behaviour, etc.) intimate but not explicit; showing fondness and interest an a relationship, albeit non-actively; amorous; flirty; flirtatious; having an affair with somebody; adulterous; illicit

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
あい
Grade: S
まい
Grade: S
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

曖昧 (-na inflection, hiragana あいまい, rōmaji aimai)

  1. ambiguous, obscure, unclear, vague

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NounEdit

曖昧 (hiragana あいまい, rōmaji aimai)

  1. ambiguity, obscurity, opacity

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

曖昧 (aemae) (hangeul 애매)

  1. Hanja form? of 애매, “obscurity”.