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古い, 故い, 旧い, ふるい
of things, not people
1. old, aged, ancient, antiquated, antique, timeworn
2. long, since long ago, time-honored
3. of the distant past, long-ago
4. stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny
5. old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date
ケンが使っている机はもう古い。
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頭が古い, あたまがふるい
Expression
old-fashioned (in one's way of thinking)
古い革袋に新しい酒を盛る, ふるいかわぶくろにあたらしいさけをもる
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to pour new wine into old wineskins, to give something unorthodox an orthodox presentation
新しい酒は古い革袋に入れる, あたらしいさけはふるいかわぶくろにいれる
Expression, Idiomatic expression
to put new wine into old wineskins, to put new wine into old bottles