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背が低い
Readings
せがひくい
segahikui
English
Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
See also: 背の低い
Antonym: 背が高い
short (of a person)

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 背が低い
is [x]
背が低くない
is not [x]
Past 背が低かった
was [x]
背が低くなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 背が低くて
is [x] and...
背が低くなくて
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: テイ KUN: ひく.い, ひく.める, ひく.まる
lower, short, humble

Stroke: 7 Grade: 4 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-2-5 FC: 2224.4


Phrases
私の姉は君より背が低い。
Parts: (わたし) (あね) (きみ) より 背が低い (せがひくい)
My sister is shorter than you.