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expression, noun, adverb

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Root Words:

[なが()·い + あいだ()]
nagai + aida

English Meaning(s) for 長い間

expression, noun, adverb
  1. long time; long interval; for quite some time

Definition and Synonyms for 長い間

Long for an extended time or at a distant time
Synonyms: 末永い, 末永く, 長々, 長らく, 長い間
Years a prolonged period of time
Synonyms: 千年, 千秋, 多年, 年月, 百世, 百年, 積年, 長年, 長日月, 長期, 長期間, 長い間

Meanings for each kanji in 長い間

long; leader Kanji Details »
interval; space Kanji Details »

Categories 長い間 is a member of

Period an amount of time
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Sample Sentences for 長い間

I have had to be in the hospital for a long time.
And so the two little rabbits lived together happily in the big forest; eating dandelions, playing Jump The Daisies, Run Through The Clover and Find The Acorn all day long.
He has not written to them for a long time.
Eriko worked so long and so hard, without stopping to eat, that I feared she would faint.
He was waiting for a long time.

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