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i adjective

English Meaning(s) for 惜しい

i adjective
  1. regrettable; disappointing
  2. precious; dear; valuable
  3. too good for; deserving better
  4. almost but not quite

Meanings for each kanji in 惜しい

pity; be sparing of; frugal; stingy; regret Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 惜しい

Conjugations for 惜しい

Present Indicative Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
Past Indicative Form
Past Indicative Negative Form
Adverbial Form
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form

Sample Sentences for 惜しい

This is too good a chance to miss.
It is a pity that a man of your ability should remain unknown to the world.
Life is very dear to me.
I think it's a great pity that he died so young.
Life is dear to everybody.

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