薄い, うすい

  • usui
JLPT 5

Definition of 薄い,うすい

adjective (keiyoushi)

  • thin

  • pale
  • light

  • watery
  • dilute
  • sparse

  • weak (taste, etc.)

  • slim (probability, etc.)
  • small

Related Kanji

dilute, thin, weak (tea)

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Examples of 薄い,うすい in a Sentence

コーヒー薄いのが好きです
I'd like my coffee weak.
成功望み薄い
There is little hope of my success.
うすい砂糖水作った
I prepared a weak solution of sugar and water.
薄く切りなさい
Cut the meat into thin slices.
He wore a light blue tie.
彼女風邪引いて当然いうような薄い着ていた。
She wore such thin clothes that she might well catch a cold.
This soup is too thin for me.
この薄いのです
This thin book is mine.
高い頂上空気薄い
The air is thin at the top of a high mountain.
Would you slice me a piece of ham, please?
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