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近い
Readings

chikai
English
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
near, close, short (distance)

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
close (in time), soon

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
close (relationship), friendly, intimate

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
closely related

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
similar, almost the same, close to, nearly

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 近い
is [x]
近くない
is not [x]
Past 近かった
was [x]
近くなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 近くて
is [x] and...
近くなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: キン, コン KUN: ちか.い
near, early, akin, tantamount

Stroke: 7 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-3-4 FC: 3230.0


Phrases
クリスマスが近くなってきた。
Parts: クリスマス 近い (ちかい) 成る (なって) 来る (くる)
Christmas is fast approaching.
Christmas is coming.
Christmas is coming soon.