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際どい際疾い
Readings
きわどい
kiwadoi
Meanings
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
very close, close, narrow (e.g. narrow victory), dangerous, risky, hazardous

suggestive, bordering on the obscene, risqué, delicate (e.g. question), immoral, questionable, shady
Archaism
extreme, harsh, cruelgefährlich, riskant, gewagt, verwegen, abenteuerlich, bedenklich, kitzlig, heikel, unbeständig, unanständig, unflätig, zotig

Kanji
ON: サイKUN: きわ, -ぎわ
occasion, side, edge, verge, dangerous, adventurous, indecent, time, when

ON: サイKUN: きわ, -ぎわ
occasion, side, edge, verge, dangerous, adventurous, indecent, time, when

ON: シツKUN: はや.い
rapidly

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
きわどいところで終電に間に合った。Parts: 際どい (きわどい), (ところ), 終電 (しゅうでん), 間に合う (まにあう)I was just in time for the last train.
J'étais juste dans les temps pour le dernier train.

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