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怪しい, 妖しい

JLPT 2
Kana Reading
あやしい
Romaji
ayashii
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjective (keiyoushi)
    Meaning
    suspicious; dubious; doubtful; dodgy; suspicious (referring to a potential amorous relation); dangerous (e.g. financial situation); ominous (e.g. weather); strange; shady; fishy
    Example sentence
    今年いくつか怪しいグッズ見つけたのでそれらまとめて紹介しよう This year again I found a number of dodgy goods so I'll introduce them all here.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    charming; bewitching; mysterious
    Example sentence
    怪しい降るかな The sky looks ominous. I wonder if it will rain.

Examples of 怪しい, 妖しい, あやしい in a sentence


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