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甘い
Readings

amai
English
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
sweet-tasting, sweet, sugary, sugared

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
fragrant (smelling), sweet (music)

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
lightly salted, light in salt, not spicy

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
See also: 甘く見る
naive, overly optimistic, soft on, generous, indulgent, easy-going, lenient

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
half-hearted, not finished properly

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
insufficient, not satisfactory, inadequate, loose

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
mild

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
See also: 甘い言葉
tempting, enticing, luring

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 甘い
is [x]
甘くない
is not [x]
Past 甘かった
was [x]
甘くなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 甘くて
is [x] and...
甘くなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: カン KUN: あま.い, あま.える, あま.やかす, うま.い
sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary

Stroke: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 4-5-2 FC: 4477.7


Phrases
ゆりは甘い香りがする。
Parts: 百合 (ゆり) 甘い (あまい) 香りがする (かおりがする)
Lilies smell sweet.

彼女は彼の甘い言葉にだまされた。
Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ) (かれ) 甘い (あまい) 言葉 (ことば) 騙す (だまされた)
She was beguiled by his sweet words.

メアリーにはつい甘くなってしまう。
Parts: には つい 甘い (あまい) 成る (なって) 仕舞う (しまう)
I have always had a soft spot in my heart for Mary.

このチョコレートはとっても甘くておいしい。
Parts: 此の (この) チョコレート 迚も (とっても) 甘い (あまい) 美味しい (おいしい)
This chocolate is very sweet and tasty.

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