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懐かしい ★★

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How do you say “懐かしい” in English? Well, it depends. Check out the following:

あの人は私にとってとても懐かしい人です: I have very fond memories of him.

受話器の向こうから彼女の懐かしい声が聞こえてきた: I heard her familiar voice over the phone.

故国が懐かしい: I am homesick for my native country.

雨続きで太陽が懐かしい: This long spell of rain makes me long [yearnfor the sunshine.

久し振りに見る故郷の山々は実に懐かしかった: It was really a sweet pleasure to gaze upon the mountains of my hometown again after such a long time.

私はそれを懐かしく思い出します: I look back on it with nostalgia.

懐かしい故郷: my dear old home

トムが懐かしい: I miss Tom.

家族が懐かしいなあ: How I long to see my family!


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Author: Aonghas Crowe

Aonghas (pron. "Ennis") Crowe is an author, writer, blogger, and translator. He splits his time between Fukuoka, Japan and Beirut, Lebanon. Read more by Aonghas Crowe at www.aonghascrowe.com

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