危ない

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あぶ
Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

危ない (-i inflection, hiragana あぶない, rōmaji abunai)

  1. dangerous, critical, perilous, risky
     (かれ) (いのち) (あぶ)ない
    Kare wa inochi ga abunai.
    His life is in danger.
    He is in a critical condition.
  2. uncertain, unreliable, insecure
     (あぶ)ない (こと)はするな。
    Abunai koto wa suru na.
    Don't take chances.
  3. limping, narrow, close
    • 1999 February 28, Tsuda, Masami, “かれかのじょじょう ACT1★かのじょじょう [His and Her Circumstances: ACT 1★Her Circumstances]”, in 彼氏彼女の事情 [His and Her Circumstances], volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 28th edition, Tokyo: Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-12065-5, page 22:
      あぶなかった  (いま)ものすごくやな () (かた)するとこだった…………
      AAbunakattah Ima monosugoku ya na shinikata suru toko datta…………
      Th…That was close… I could have died because of that…………

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Interjection[edit]

危ない (hiragana あぶない, rōmaji abunai)

  1. Watch out!

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