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[くら()·]
kurai
i adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

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English Meaning(s) for 暗い

i adjective
  1. dark; gloomy; murky
  2. depressed; dispirited; down in the dumps; dark (mood)
  3. dark (in colour); dull
  4. ill-boding; dark (e.g. past); suspicious
  5. unlikely (to succeed); hopeless; unpromising
  6. unfamiliar (with); ignorant (of) (as 〜に暗い)

Definition and Synonyms for 暗い

Total Darkness total absence of light
Synonyms: 暗い, 暗闇, 暗黒, 真っ暗闇,
Dark devoid of or deficient in light or brightness
Synonyms: ダーク, 暗い, 暗黒, 薄暗い
Dismal causing dejection
Synonyms: わびしい, やるせない, グルーミー, うっとうしい, 寒々しい, 憂鬱, 暗い, 暗鬱, 暗黒, 気鬱, 沈鬱, 湿っぽい, 辛気くさい, 重苦しい, 陰気, 陰気くさい, 陰湿, 陰々滅々, 陰鬱
Somber grave or even gloomy in character
Synonyms: うら悲しい, 憂い, 憂い, 憂鬱, 暗い, 暗鬱, 根暗, 気無精, 気鬱, 湿っぽい, 物寂しい, 物悲しい, 物憂い, 物憂げ, 辛気くさい, 陰性, 陰気, 陰気くさい, 陰鬱
Dark (used of color) having a dark hue
Synonyms: ダーク, 暗い, 薄黒い, 黒っぽい
Dispirited filled with melancholy and despondency
Synonyms: グルーミー, うっとうしい, 憂鬱, 暗い, 暗鬱, 気無精, 気が重い, 気鬱, 沈痛, 沈鬱, 湿っぽい, 物憂げ, 重い, 重たい, 重苦しい, 陰気, 陰気くさい, 陰湿, 陰々滅々, 陰鬱
In Darkness without light
Synonyms: 暗い
Dark absence of light or illumination
Synonyms: 晦冥, 暗い, 暗さ, 暗がり, 暗闇, 暗黒, , 黒闇
Dark absence of moral or spiritual values
Synonyms: にくい, 不法, 不道徳, 奸邪, 姦悪, 姦譎, , , 悪い, 憎い, 暗い, 曲悪, , , 邪悪, 邪曲,
Dark an unilluminated area
Synonyms: , 暗い, 暗がり, 暗闇, 暗黒, , , 陰影, 黒闇
Dark shadowed or black
Synonyms: ダーク, 暗い, 暗黒, 薄暗い

Meanings for each kanji in 暗い

darkness; disappear; shade; informal; grow dark; be blinded Kanji Details »

Categories 暗い is a member of

Illumination the degree of visibility of your environment
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Scene the place where some action occurs
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Condition a state at a particular time
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Dark absence of light or illumination
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 暗い

Conjugations for 暗い

Adjective stem
[くら()]
kura
te-form
[くら()··]
kurakute
Negative te-form
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kurakunakute
Adverbial Form
[くら()·]
kuraku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[くら()·]
kurai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[くら()···]
kurakunai
Past Indicative Form
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kurakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[くら()·····]
kurakunakatta
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[くら()···]
kurakereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kurakunakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[くら()····]
kurakunakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kurakattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kurakunakattara
Nominalized Form
Objective Form
[くら()·]
kurasa

Sample Sentences for 暗い

The world seen through the lace curtain was dark.
It is dark out of doors.
The prospects for Japan's future look dismal.
I passed over the dark street.
We are likely to get there before dark.

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