久しぶり, 久し振り, ひさしぶり

  • hisashiburi
JLPT 4

Definition of 久しぶり,久し振り,ひさしぶり

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • a long time (since the last time)
  • it's been a while (since I last saw, mailed, etc., you)

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long time, old story
shake, wave, wag, swing

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Examples of 久しぶり,久し振り,ひさしぶり in a Sentence

久しぶりに帰ってきた
After a long absence he came back.
卒業して久しぶりに彼女に会ったが彼女全く主婦なりきっていた
I met her a long time after graduation, and she had totally become a housewife.
大変久しぶりですね。
It's been ages since I saw you last.
京都久しぶりに大雪降った
A heavy snow fell in Kyoto for the first time in ages.
久しぶりにその訪ねた
I visited the town for the first time in a long time.
So perhaps this was their ancient god returning after his long absence.
昨日久しぶりにひまだったので友人テニス楽しんだ
As I was free after a long interval yesterday, I enjoyed playing tennis with my friends.
彼女から久しぶり電話あった
I had a call from her for the first time in a long time.
子供たち久しぶりに祖父母に会って喜んだ
The children were delighted to see their grandparents whom they had not seen for quite a long time.
An old friend of mine dropped in on me for the first time in ages.
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