速い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
はや
Grade: 3
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
疾い
捷い

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of inflected forms of "速い"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Continuative (連用形) 速く やく
[háꜜyàkù]
[hàyáꜜkù]
Terminal (終止形) 速い [hàyáꜜì]
Attributive (連体形) 速い [hàyáꜜì]
Key constructions
Informal negative 速くない やくない
くない
[háꜜyàkùnàì]
[hàyáꜜkùnàì]
Informal past 速かった やかった
かった
[háꜜyàkàttà]
[hàyáꜜkàttà]
Informal negative past 速くなかった やくなかった
くなかった
[háꜜyàkùnàkàttà]
[hàyáꜜkùnàkàttà]
Formal 速いです いです [hàyáꜜìdèsù]
Conjunctive 速くて やくて
くて
[háꜜyàkùtè]
[hàyáꜜkùtè]
Conditional 速ければ やければ
ければ
[háꜜyàkèrèbà]
[hàyáꜜkèrèbà]

Adjective[edit]

(はや) (hayai-i (adverbial (はや) (hayaku))

  1. fast, quick
    メール返事(へんじ)(はや)(ひと)
    mēru no henji ga hayai hito
    a person who replies to e-mails quickly
    (literally, “a person whose replies to e-mails are quick”)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō