Japanese Dictionary

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Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    grazing; skimming; almost touching; passing within inches; being within a whisker; shaving close
    Example sentence
    終電すれすれところ間に合った。 I was just in time for the last train.
  • Parts of speech
    barely; just; narrowly; by a slim margin
    Example sentence
    飛行機墜落する地面すれすれ飛んだ The airplane skimmed the ground before it crashed.

Examples of 擦れ擦れ, すれすれ in a sentence

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