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[ふる()·]
furui
i adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

[ふる()·]
furui
[ふる()·]
furui

English Meaning(s) for 古い

i adjective
  1. old (not person); aged; ancient; antiquated; stale; threadbare; outmoded; obsolete article

Definition and Synonyms for 古い

Threadbare having the nap worn away so that the threads show through
Synonyms: 古い
Other belonging to the distant past
Synonyms: 古い
Previous just preceding something else in time or order
Synonyms: 古い
Out-Of-Date old
Synonyms: 古い
Primitive little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
Synonyms: アルカイック, アーケイック, プリミティブ, 原始的, 古い, 古風, 大時代
Older skilled through long experience
Synonyms: 古い, 老練
Stale lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
Synonyms: 古い, 古臭い
Old of long duration
Synonyms: 古い
Antediluvian so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
Synonyms: 古い
Out-Of-Date no longer valid or fashionable
Synonyms: 古い
Old not new
Synonyms: 古い

Meanings for each kanji in 古い

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Stroke Order Diagrams for 古い

Conjugations for 古い

Present Indicative Form
[ふる()·]
furui
Present Indicative Negative Form
[ふる()···]
furukunai
Past Indicative Form
[ふる()···]
furukatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[ふる()·····]
furukunakatta
te-form
[ふる()··]
furukute
Adverbial Form
[ふる()·]
furuku
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[ふる()····]
furukattara

Sample Sentences for 古い

This is an old type of American clock.
They say this old house is haunted.
I'll put the old bridge back.
Old words often take on new meanings because of inventions and technology.
I got an old Toyota from my uncle.

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