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方がいい
Readings
ほうがいい
hougaii
English
Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
after past tense verb
had better

Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
after negative verb
had better not

Kanjis
ON: ホウ KUN: かた, -かた, -がた
direction, person, alternative

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-2-2 FC: 0022.2


Phrases
眠った方がいいよ。
Parts: 眠る (ねむる) 方がいい (ほうがいい)
You should sleep.

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