甘い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あま
Grade: S

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甘い (-i inflection, hiragana あまい, rōmaji amai)

  1. sweet, sugary, mellow
     (あま)ケーキ
    amai kēki
    sweet cake
  2. lacking saltiness
  3. indulgent, soft
  4. fragrant smelling
    ゆりは (あま) (かお)りがする。
    Yuri wa amai kaori ga suru.
    Lillies have a fragrant smell.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  2. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō