"The textbook for that class is very thin."

Translation:その授業の教科書はとても薄い。

8/1/2017, 3:09:09 AM

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Can somebody explain to me why using ほそい is marked wrong? :/

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ほそい is used for rounded things, such as people. It's closer to 'slender' or 'skinny', being the opposite of fat (ふとい), whereas うすい is just thin, opposite of thick (あつい).

8/1/2017, 2:09:18 PM
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