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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 近い (chikai)

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Kana: ちかい
Kanji: 近い
Romaji: chikai

Type: adjective-i

Meaning: near; close; short (distance)

Example sentences:

水音…川が近いのか?
mizu oto. kawa ga chikai no ka.
I hear water… Is there a river nearby?

わたしの家はきれいだし、駅からも近いです。
watashi no ie wa kirei da shi, eki kara mo chikai desu.
My house is beautiful and near the station.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 近い (chikai)

彼はめったに笑わぬ男である。わたしの知るかぎりでは、彼の顔に笑いに近いものが浮かんだのである。
kare wa metta ni warawanu otoko de aru. watashi no shiru kagiri dewa, kare no kao ni warai ni chikai mono ga ukanda no de aru.
He seldom laughed, but he got as near it as I could remember.

わたしは近い関係の親戚も友だちもない。
watashi wa chikai kankei no shinseki mo tomodachi mo nai.
I have no near relations or friends.

Similar words:

間近い (madjikai); 密接 (missetsu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 近 (jìn)
Korean: 가깝다 (gakkabda)

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