Jisho

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I-adjective
1. slow; time-consuming; sluggishOnly applies to 遅い, Only applies to 鈍い
  • みゃく
  • おそ遅い
  • です
  • My pulse is slow.
2. late (in the day); towards the end (of the day or night); until a time far into the day or nightOnly applies to 遅い, Only applies to 晩い
  • かれ
  • 昨夜
  • おそ遅く
  • きたく帰宅
  • した
  • He came home late last night.
3. later (than expected or usual); late; behind schedule; behind time; tardy; overdue; unpunctualOnly applies to 遅い, Only applies to 晩い
  • ことし今年
  • はる
  • おとず訪れ
  • おそ遅い
  • Spring is late coming this year.
4. too late; having missed the boatOnly applies to 遅い, Only applies to 晩い
5. dull; stupidArchaism, Only applies to 遅い, Only applies to 鈍い
  • かれ
  • おぼ覚え
  • おそ遅い
  • はずがない
  • He cannot be a slow learner.
Other forms
鈍い 【おそい】晩い 【おそい】遲い 【おそい】
Notes
遲い: Out-dated kanji.

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