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  • on reading:
  • キョウ   コウ
  • kun reading:
  • せまい   せばめる   せばまる   さ
  • meaning(s):
  • cramped, narrow, contract, tight
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せまい narrow; confined; small
せまいへや small room
せまきもん narrow gate; obstacle; school (position) hard to enter (get)
まる せばまる to narrow; to contract
める せばめる to narrow; to reduce; to contract