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cramped; narrow; contract; tight

キョウkyō · コウ
せま.いsemai · せば.めるsebameru · せば.まるsebamaru · sa
Popularity rank: 1346 Pinyin: xiá Korean: hyeob Hán-Việt: hiệp
Stroke counts: 9 Grade level: 8 JLPT level: 2 Skip code: 1-3-6

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狭い[semai] narrow
狭まる[sebamaru] to narrow
狭める[sebameru] to narrow
狭軌[kyouki] narrow gauge
狭軌鉄道[kyoukitetsudou] narrow-gauge railway
狭義[kyougi] narrow sense (e.g. of a word)
狭苦しい[semakurushii] cramped
狭心症[kyoushinshou] heart attack
狭量[kyouryou] narrow-mindedness
肩身が狭い[katamigasemai] feeling ashamed

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