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, romaji amai)

  1. sweet, sugary, mellow
  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