急, きゅう

  • kyū
JLPT 4

Definition of 急,きゅう

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)

  • urgent
  • sudden
  • abrupt

  • sharp
  • steep
  • precipitous

  • rapid
  • swift
  • fast

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • emergency
  • crisis

  • hurrying
  • haste

  • (in gagaku or noh) end of a song

Examples of 急,きゅう in a Sentence

The staircase leading to the rooftop is narrow, steep, and dark.
この流れ
The current of this river is rapid.
事態を要するので一刻待てないと言った
He said that the matter was urgent, and that there was not a moment to lose.
If you whip the steering wheel around like that on a snowy road the car is going to go into a slide.
Be quick, or you will miss the train.
なければ行に乗り遅れる
You must hurry up, or you will miss the express.
がなくてもいいよ。
You can take your time.
Unless you hurry, you will be late for school.
女は、それはあまりに急な知らせにぐちこぼした。
She complained to him that it was too short a notice.
なくちゃよ。伊藤先生出席とるよ。
We've got to hurry. Mr Itoh will call the roll.
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