Translation of "old" - English-Japanese dictionary

old

adjective uk /əʊld/ us /oʊld/

A1 having lived or existed for a long time

年をとった
an old man
an old house
We’re all getting older.

A1 having been used or owned for a long time

古い
You might get dirty, so wear some old clothes.

A2 used before or in the past

昔の
I think the old system was better in many ways.
my old house

A2 an old friend is one you have known and liked for a long time.

昔なじみの
She’s one of my oldest friends.

(Translation of “old” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)