疎い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From the attributive form of the Early Middle Japanese adjective utoshi: /utoki/ > /utoi/, with the medial /-k-/ falling out.

Adjective[edit]

疎い (-i inflection, hiragana うとい, romaji utoi)

  1. not having close relations with one; estranged
  2. not familiar of something; ignorant