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NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
obedient, meek, docile, unaffecteddocile, naturel, simple, soumis

honest, frank, upfront (about one's feelings)gehorsam, willig, gelehrig, ehrlich, folgsam, naiv, leicht zu handhaben, unkompliziert
ON: ソ, スKUN: もと
elementary, principle, naked, uncovered

ON: チョク, ジキ, ジカKUN: ただ.ちに, なお.す, -なお.す, なお.る, なお.き, す.ぐ
straightaway, honesty, frankness, fix, repair

Example sentences
思っていることを素直に言うことは悪いことではない。Parts: 思う (おもう), (こと), 素直 (すなお), 言う (いう), (こと), 悪い (わるい), (こと)Saying what you think frankly is not a bad thing.
Dire franchement ce que tu penses n'est pas une mauvaise chose.

どうしてあなたって素直じゃないの?Parts: 如何して (どうして), 貴方 (あなた), って (て), 素直 (すなお)Why can't you take things just as they are?

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