How to Use the Japanese Word Kurai

The Japanese word kurai is an adjective that translates to mean "dark" or "gloomy."

Pronunciation

Learn how to pronounce the word kurai.

Kurai Meaning

dark; gloomy; be ignorant; be a stranger; somber

Japanese Characters

暗い (くらい)

Example

Asa no go-ji dewa mada kurai.
朝の五時ではまだ暗い。

Translation

It is still dark at five in the morning.