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遅い, 鈍い, 晩い, 遲い, おそい
Only 遅い, Only 鈍い, Only 遲い
1. slow, time-consuming, sluggish
Only 晩い
2. late (in the day), towards the end (of the day or night), until a time far into the day or night
3. later (than expected or usual), late, behind schedule, behind time, tardy, overdue, unpunctual
4. too late, having missed the boat
Archaism
5. dull, stupid
脈が遅いです。
足が遅い, あしがおそい
Expression, See 足の遅い
to be slow-footed
足が遅い彼は、もちろんすでに2m差がついた。
足の遅い, あしのおそい
See 足が遅い
slow-footed
頭の回転が遅い, 頭の回転が鈍い, あたまのかいてんがおそい
Expression, See 頭の回転・あたまのかいてん
slow-witted, dull, slow on the uptake
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