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背が高い
背がたかい
せが高い
Readings
せがたかい
segatakai
English
Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
See also: 背の高い
Antonym: 背が低い
tall (of a person)

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 背が高い
is [x]
背が高くない
is not [x]
Past 背が高かった
was [x]
背が高くなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 背が高くて
is [x] and...
背が高くなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: ハイ KUN: せ, せい, そむ.く, そむ.ける
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel

Stroke: 9 Grade: 6 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-5-4 FC: 1122.2


ON: コウ KUN: たか.い, たか, -だか, たか.まる, たか.める
tall, high, expensive

Stroke: 10 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 2-2-8 FC: 0022.2


Phrases
ジョンの方が二人のうちで背が高い。
Parts: (ほう) 二人 (ふたり) (うち) 背が高い (せがたかい)