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遅れ, 後れ, おくれ
delay, lag, postponement, falling behind
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遅れ, 後れる, おくれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, usu. 遅れる
1. to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue
oft. 後れる
2. to fall behind (in a race, one's studies, etc.), to lag behind, to be behind (the times)
3. to be bereaved of, to be preceded by (someone) in death
4. to be slow (of a clock or watch)
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乗り遅れ, 乗りおくれる, 乗遅れ, のりおくれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to miss (a train, bus, etc.)
2. to fail to keep up with (e.g. the times), to be left behind by
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遅れ, でおくれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to get a late start
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流行遅れ, りゅうこうおくれ
NA-adjective, May take 'no'
out of fashion, out of style, outmoded
遅れ, 手後れ, ておくれ
being too late, losing one's final chance
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遅ればせ, 後ればせ, 遅れ馳せ, 後れ馳せ, おくればせ
May take 'no', See 遅ればせながら・おくればせながら
belated, eleventh-hour
遅レ, おそレス
slow response (to an email, etc.)
知恵遅れ, ちえおくれ
mental retardation
時代遅れ, 時代おくれ, 時代後れ, じだいおくれ
May take 'no', NA-adjective
old-fashioned, behind the times, out-of-date, antiquated
嫁き遅れ, いきおくれ
May take 'no'
woman who missed the chance of getting married (because one is too old)
周回遅れ, しゅうかいおくれ
May take 'no'
1. being one or more laps behind (in a race)
2. being behind the times
遅れを取る, 遅れをとる, 後れを取る, 後れをとる, おくれをとる
Expression, Godan verb
to fall behind, to lag behind, to lose (race, contest)
申し遅れ, もうしおくれる
Ichidan verb
to be slow in saying
世に遅れ, よにおくれる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to fall behind the times
行き遅れ, いきおくれる
Ichidan verb, See 嫁に行き遅れる
1. to be (too) late getting married
2. to be (too) late going somewhere
振り遅れ, ふりおくれる
Ichidan verb, Transitive, Sports term
to swing late (at a ball)
遅れ, 月後れ, つきおくれ
1. a month or older
2. back numbers of a monthly
時間に遅れ, じかんにおくれる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to be late, to be unpunctual
出し遅れ, だしおくれ
嫁に行き遅れ, よめにいきおくれる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to be (too) late getting married
遅ればせながら, 後ればせながら, 遅れ馳せながら, 後れ馳せながら, 遅ばせながら, おくればせながら, おそればせながら
Expression, See 遅まきながら
belatedly, tardily
バスに乗り遅れ, バスにのりおくれる
Expression, Ichidan verb, Idiomatic expression
to fall behind the times, to miss out (on an opportunity), to miss the boat, to miss the bus
立ち後れる, 立ち遅れ, たちおくれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to start slowly, to lag behind
立ち後れ, 立ち遅れ, たちおくれ
slow start
死に後れる, 死に遅れ, しにおくれる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to outlive