危うい

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6

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

  1. dangerous, perilous, risky
  2. critical, serious, grave, uncertain, unreliable, 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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