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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 狭い (semai)

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Kana: せまい
Kanji: 狭い
Romaji: semai

Type: adjective-i

Meaning: narrow; confined; small

Example sentences:

わたしの部屋は狭すぎる。
watashi no heya wa semasugiru.
My room is too small.

本当に世間は狭い。
hontou ni seken wa semai.
The world is really small.

階段は狭いし、急だし、汚い水でびしょびしょだった。
kaidan wa semai shi, kyuu da shi, kitanai mizu de bishobisho datta.
The staircase was steep, narrow and all sloppy with dirty water.

佐藤は庭の沢山あるせまい通りにはいっていった。
satou wa niwa no takusan aru semai toori ni haitte itta.
Sato entered a little street in which there were many gardens.

Similar words:

手狭 (tezema)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 狭窄 (xiázhǎi)
Korean: 좁다 (jobda)

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