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NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
narrow, tight, crampedétriqué, étroit, rigide, sévère, serré, strict

formal, stiff, strict, ceremonious, rigid
constrained, uncomfortable
tight (e.g. finances)Beengung, Knappheit, Schmalheit, Steifheit, Förmlichkeit, Gehemmtheit
ON: キュウ, キョウKUN: きわ.める, きわ.まる, きわ.まり, きわ.み
hard up, destitute, suffer, perplexed, cornered

ON: クツKUN: かが.む, かが.める
yield, bend, flinch, submit

Example sentences
列車のコンパートメントはすぐ窮屈になる。Parts: 列車 (れっしゃ), コンパートメント, 直ぐ (すぐ), 窮屈 (きゅうくつ), になるTrain compartments soon get cramped.

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