Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 7 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 近
- end with 近
- contain 近
near, early, akin, tantamount
KUN:
  • ちか.い
    chika.i
ON:
  • キン
    kin
  • コン
    kon
Nanori:
  • おう
    ou
  • おお
    oo
  • この
    kono
Written with 7 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 242 results)

adjective
1.
near, close, short (distance)
2.
close (in time), soon
3.
close (relationship), friendly, intimate
4.
closely related
5.
similar, almost the same, close to, nearly

noun, no-adjective, adverbial noun
1.
near, neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity
See also:近い
noun (suffix)
2.
nearly (e.g. "it took nearly one year"), close to
adverb
3.
shortly, soon

adverbial noun, noun (temporal), no-adjective
1.
recently, lately, these days, nowadays, right now
no-adjective
2.
nearest, closest

noun, no-adjective
neighbourhood, neighborhood

noun
1.
present day, modern times, recent times
2.
early modern period (in Japan, usu. from the Meiji Restoration until the end of World War II)
See also:明治維新

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
lately, recently, nowadays
Other readings:
近ごろ【ちかごろ】

noun, noun (suffix)
1.
neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, environs
2.
approaching(obscure)
Other readings:
附近【ふきん】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
getting closer, drawing nearer, approaching
2.
being not much different, being near (age, skill, etc.)
3.
becoming close (i.e. friendly), becoming intimate

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
to approach, to draw near
Other readings:
近よる【ちかよる】

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to bring near, to bring close, to let go near
2.
to associate with, to bring (people) together, to let come near (of a person)
Other readings:
近付ける【ちかづける】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 1151 results)

さいきん
最近
How are you doing these days

さいきん
最近
ふと
太って
I am putting on weight these days

さいきん
最近
なに
何か
ほん
Have you read any interesting books lately

Have you read anything interesting lately

しょうご
正午
It was nearly noon

ちかごろ
近ごろ
How are you doing

ちかごろ
近頃
I haven't slept well recently

I've been on edge recently

さいきん
最近
かれ
I've seen much of him recently

We don't meet very often recently

さいきん
最近
かれ
I haven't seen much of him recently

かれ
さいきん
最近
ひじょう
非常に
べんきょ
勉強
He has been working very hard of late

都市
さいきん
最近
きゅうそ
急速に
かくだい
拡大
The city has rapidly expanded recently

かのじょ
彼女
さいきん
最近
すこ
少し
She's been feeling a little on edge recently

かれ
さいきん
最近
すこ
少し
He's been feeling a little on edge recently

This book is selling well these days

ゆうがた
夕方
ちか
近く
あめ
It came on to rain toward evening

かれ
彼の
かんきゃ
観客
さいきん
最近
His audience is falling off these days

わた
さいきん
最近
いそ
忙しい
I've been very busy lately

ポール
さいきん
最近
たいへん
大変
いっしょうけんめ
一生懸命
べんきょ
勉強します
Paul studies very hard these days