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[こわ()·]
kowai
i adjective

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[こわ()·]
kowai

English Meaning(s) for 怖い

i adjective
  1. scary; frightening; eerie; dreadful
  2. (I'm) afraid

Definition and Synonyms for 怖い

Afraid filled with fear or apprehension
Synonyms: 怖い
Scared made afraid
Synonyms: おっかない, 怖い
Awful causing fear or dread or terror
Synonyms: すごい, ひどい, おぞましい, おっかない, おどろおどろしい, 凄まじい, 怖い, 恐ろしい, 惨い, 物凄い, 物恐ろしい
Chilling provoking fear terror
Synonyms: おっかない, 怖い

Meanings for each kanji in 怖い

dreadful; be frightened; fearful Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 怖い

Conjugations for 怖い

Present Indicative Form
[こわ()·]
kowai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[こわ()···]
kowakunai
Past Indicative Form
[こわ()···]
kowakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[こわ()·····]
kowakunakatta
te-form
[こわ()··]
kowakute
Adverbial Form
[こわ()·]
kowaku
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[こわ()····]
kowakattara

Sample Sentences for 怖い

Are you scared of Tom?
If it’s in the men’s toilet, it would be pretty scary
It is still a little scary.
It's also scary when the lightning strikes across the sky, but what's really scary is the sound. Once, my house was struck by lightning and since then I've become even more scared.
My sister looks scary. But she is actually a very nice person.

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