乏しい, とぼしい, ともしい

  • toboshii,tomoshii
JLPT 1

Definition of 乏しい,とぼしい,ともしい

adjective (keiyoushi)

  • meagre
  • meager
  • scarce
  • limited
  • destitute
  • hard up
  • lacking
  • scanty
  • poor

Examples of 乏しい,とぼしい,ともしい in a Sentence

このには石油乏しい
Oil is scarce in this country.
はいつもお金乏しい
He is always short of money.
The author's verbiage produced a document of mammoth size and microscopic import.
日本いろんな原料乏しい
Japan is lacking in raw materials.
話題乏しい
He has no conversation.
生まれつき積極性乏しかった
He was assertive by nature.
Are you creating for us a future world where there is a greater danger of skin cancer, weakened bodies, less food and fewer plants and animals?
日本天然資源乏しい
Japan is poor in natural resources.
日本天然資源乏しい
Japan is poor in natural resources.
この天然資源乏しい
This county is poor in natural resources.
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destitution, scarce, limited

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