Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 首を長くして(くびをながくして) in Japanese

首を長くして
Kana Reading
くびをながくして
Romaji
kubiwonagakushite
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    Meaning
    looking forward; expectantly; eagerly
    Example sentence
    彼女帰り長くしてまった。 She waited eagerly for her husband's return.

Examples of 首を長くして, くびをながくして in a sentence



Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

9 strokes

neck, counter for songs and poems

On'Yomi: シュ

Kun'Yomi: くび

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JLPT 5

8 strokes

long, leader

On'Yomi: チョウ

Kun'Yomi: なが.い, おさ

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