寒い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さむ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Adjective[edit]

寒い (-i inflection, hiragana さむい, romaji samui)

  1. cold (ambient temperature, as a winter day is cold)
    今日 (きょう) (さむ)
    kyō wa samui.
    It is cold today.
  2. (figuratively) fearful
    背筋 (せすじ) (さむ)なる
    sesuji ga samuku naru
    a chill runs down one's spine

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