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薄い
Readings

usui
English
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
in ref. to objects, not to people
thin

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
pale, light, faint

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
watery, dilute

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
weak (taste, etc.), little (affection, etc.) not much (of a presence)

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
slim (probability, etc.), small

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
sparse, patchy, scattered

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 薄い
is [x]
薄くない
is not [x]
Past 薄かった
was [x]
薄くなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 薄くて
is [x] and...
薄くなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: ハク KUN: うす.い, うす-, -うす, うす.める, うす.まる, うす.らぐ, うす.ら-, うす.れる, すすき
dilute, thin, weak (tea), pampas grass

Stroke: 16 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-3-13 FC: 4414.4


Phrases
肉を薄く切りなさい。
Parts: (にく) 薄い (うすい) 切る (きる) 為さい (なさい)
Cut the meat into thin slices.

コーヒーは薄いのが好きです。
Parts: 珈琲 (コーヒー) 薄い (うすい) 好き (すき)
I'd like my coffee weak.

私は成功の望みが薄い。
Parts: (わたし) 成功 (せいこう) 望み (のぞみ) 薄い (うすい)
There is little hope of my success.

うすい砂糖水を作った。
Parts: 薄い (うすい) 砂糖水 (さとうみず) 作る (つくる)
I prepared a weak solution of sugar and water.

彼はうすい青色のネクタイをしていた。
Parts: (かれ) 薄い (うすい) 青色 (あおいろ) ネクタイ
He wore a light blue tie.