Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 9 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 狭
- end with 狭
- contain 狭
cramped, narrow, contract, tight
KUN:
  • せま.い
    sema.i
  • せば.める
    seba.meru
  • せば.まる
    seba.maru
  • sa
ON:
  • キョウ
    kyou
  • コウ
    kou
Nanori:
  • はざ
    haza
Written with 9 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 54 results)

adjective
1.
narrow, confined, small, cramped
2.
limited, narrow-minded, confining

noun
heart attack, angina pectoris

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
to narrow, to reduce, to contract

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
to narrow, to contract

noun
1.
interval, space, interstice, threshold
2.
valley, gorge, ravine(also 硲)
3.
loophole (in a wall), crenel, eyelet
Other readings:
狭間【はさま】[1]
迫間【はざま】
迫間【はさま】[1]
【はざま】
【はさま】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

na-adjective, noun
narrow-mindedness, intolerance, illiberality, narrowness
Other readings:
褊狭【へんきょう】

expression, noun
1.
the strait gate (in the Bible), the narrow gate
2.
high barrier (to enter a highly competitive school, company, etc.), difficult hurdle, difficulty, obstacle

na-adjective
narrow, small, cramped
Other readings:
手ぜま【てぜま】

noun, no-adjective
narrow sense (e.g. of a word)
See also:広義

かたせま
katamigasemai
expression, adjective
feeling ashamed, feeling of one's inferiority
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 75 results)

The gate is so narrow that the car can't pass through it

The gate is too narrow for a car

みち
せま
くる
The road is too narrow for cars

Our world is getting smaller and smaller every year

I made the best of my small room

わた
私の
部屋
せま
狭い
My room is very small

The room is anything but small

せま
狭き
もん
はい
入れ
Enter by the narrow gate

This road is too narrow for cars to pass

わた
私の
部屋
すこ
少し
せま
狭い
かいてき
快適
My room is comfortable, if it is a little small

もん
くる
せま
The gate is too narrow for the car

This house is too narrow to live in

かれ
彼ら
せま
狭い
みち
ある
歩いて
They walked along a narrow path

せま
狭い
みち
はし
よこ
横切り
はら
野原
とお
通り
おか
A small road ran across the bridge, through the fields, and over a hill

It's a small noisy apartment, but it's where I live and I call it home

This house is conveniently situated but the trouble is that it is too small for my large family

It is not until you go abroad that you realize how small Japan is

This road is too narrow for trucks to pass

せま
狭い
かいだん
階段
What narrow stairs

I have to make the best of that small room