Kanji details for

Common kanji
Uses 12 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 遅
- end with 遅
- contain 遅
slow, late, back, later
KUN:
  • おく.れる
    oku.reru
  • おく.らす
    oku.rasu
  • おそ.い
    oso.i
ON:
  • chi
Nanori:
  • ji
Written with 12 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 129 results)

adjective
1.
slow, time-consuming, sluggish(only relevant for 遅い and 鈍い and 遲い)
2.
late (in the day), towards the end (of the day or night), until a time far into the day or night(only relevant for 遅い and 晩い and 遲い)
3.
later (than expected or usual), late, behind schedule, behind time, tardy, overdue, unpunctual(only relevant for 遅い and 晩い and 遲い)
4.
too late, having missed the boat(only relevant for 遅い and 晩い and 遲い)
5.
dull, stupid(archaism)(only relevant for 遅い and 鈍い and 遲い)
Other readings:
鈍い【おそい】
晩い【おそい】
遲い【おそい】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue(usu. 遅れる)
2.
to fall behind (in a race, one's studies, etc.), to lag behind, to be behind (the times)(oft. 後れる)
3.
to be bereaved of, to be preceded by (someone) in death(oft. 後れる)
4.
to be slow (of a clock or watch)
Other readings:
後れる【おくれる】

noun, auxillary suru verb
lateness, tardiness, arriving late

noun
delay, lag, postponement, falling behind
Other readings:
後れ【おくれ】

noun
being too late, losing one's final chance
Other readings:
手後れ【ておくれ】
手おくれ【ておくれ】

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
to delay, to postpone, to slow down, to retard
Other readings:
後らす【おくらす】
遅す【おくらす】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
delay, latency

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to get a late start

taru-adjective, to-adverb
slow, lagging, tardy
Other readings:
遅遅【ちち】

おく
noriokureru
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to miss (a train, bus, etc.)
2.
to fail to keep up with (e.g. the times), to be left behind by
Other readings:
乗りおくれる【のりおくれる】
乗遅れる【のりおくれる】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 1078 results)

いちにち
1日
We are gaining a day

We must not be late

Forgive me for being late

Excuse me for being late

おく
遅れて
もうわけ
申し訳ない
Sorry to be late

I'm sorry I'm late

、45
ふん
No, it's been delayed 45 minutes

あさぼう
朝寝坊
こく
遅刻
I got up too late and was late for school

She may be late, in which case we will wait

Though it was very late, he went on working

I got up very late this morning

もつ
荷物
おく
遅れた
あい
場合
とくべつ
特別な
D―I(
れんたい
連帯
けん
保険
In case the shipment is delayed, we have special delay insurance

I think I must be leaving since it is getting late

かのじょ
彼女
おそ
遅く
たく
帰宅
She came home very late

かれ
ゆうがた
夕方
おそ
遅く
たく
帰宅
He came home late in the evening

かれ
おそ
遅く
たく
帰宅
He came home late last night

Few girls were late for school

He usually comes home late

If I'm late, I'll call