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English Reference for ayaui (あやうい)

Kanji
うい
Kana
あやうい
ayaui
Definitions
  1. adjective dangerous, risky, hazardous, perilous, precarious
  2. in danger, in jeopardy, critical, grave, at risk
  3. uncertain, unreliable, insecure, unsteady, doubtful
  4. close (i.e. a close call), narrow
Conjugations
adjective (keiyoushi) conjugations
Plain/Informal Polite/Formal Negative Plain/Informal Negative Polite/Formal
Present Indicative あやうい
ayaui
あやういです
ayauidesu
あやうくない
ayaukunai
あやうくありません
ayaukuarimasen
あやうくないです
ayaukunaidesu
Past Indicative あやうかった
ayaukatta
あやうかったです
ayaukattadesu
あやうなかった
ayaunakatta
あやうくありませんでした
ayaukuarimasendeshita
あやうくなかったでです
ayaukunakattadedesu
te-form あやうくて
ayaukute
Volitional あやうかろう
ayaukarou
Provisional あやうくければ
ayaukukereba
あやうくなければ
ayaukunakereba
Causative あやうくさせる
ayaukusaseru
あやうくさせない
ayaukusasenai
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Example sentences
When the bus swerved to miss a cat, the driver said, “That was a close one!
He barely missed being killed
Keep out of harm's way
I had a narrow escape
He is now in the hospital and his life is in the balance
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