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i adjective

English Meaning(s) for 貧しい

i adjective
  1. poor; needy
  2. lacking (quantity and quality-wise); poor; scanty; skimpy; slight; inadequate

Definition and Synonyms for 貧しい

Wanting inadequate in amount or degree
Synonyms: 希薄, 貧しい, 足りる, 足りない
Meagerly deficient in amount or quality or extent
Synonyms: 乏しい, 貧しい, 貧小, 貧弱
Scanty lacking in amplitude or quantity
Synonyms: からっけつ, 不十分, 乏しい, お寒い, 寡少, 手薄, 薄い, 貧しい, 貧小, 貧弱, 鮮少
Poor unsatisfactory
Synonyms: 乏しい, お寒い, 貧しい
Poor having little money or few possessions
Synonyms: しがない, 貧しい, 貧乏, 貧困
Poor lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances
Synonyms: 貧しい, 貧乏
Poor characterized by or indicating poverty
Synonyms: 乏しい, 貧しい, 貧乏, 貧困
Poor not sufficient to meet a need
Synonyms: 不十分, 不足, 低い, 貧しい
Unsatisfactoriness the quality of being inadequate or unsuitable
Synonyms: 貧しい
Impoverishment the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
Synonyms: 困窮, 窮乏, , 貧しい, 貧乏, 貧困, 貧寒, 貧窮, 貧窮化, 貧苦, 金欠, 金欠病
Neediness the quality of needing attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree
Synonyms: 貧しい

Meanings for each kanji in 貧しい

» poverty; poor

Categories 貧しい is a member of

Quality an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
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Financial Condition the condition of (corporate or personal) finances
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 貧しい

Conjugations for 貧しい

Adjective stem
Negative te-form
Adverbial Form
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
Past Indicative Form
Past Indicative Negative Form
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
Nominalized Form
Objective Form

Sample Sentences for 貧しい

Though they were poor, they brought up seven children.
You should not fool with poor people.
He dedicated his life to helping the poor.
I'm poor, and I can't buy it.
He concealed his poverty from my eyes.

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