Definition of 甘

  • sweet
  • coax
  • pamper
  • be content
  • sugary


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン
  • あま
  • あまえる
  • あまやかす
  • うま

Popular Words With This Kanji

旨い, 美味い, 甘い, 巧い, 上手い, 美い, うまい

skillful, clever, expert, wise, successful, delicious, appetizing, appetising, fortunate, splendid, promising

甘い, あまい

sweet, delicious, fragrant (smelling), sweet (music), lightly salted, naive, overly optimistic, soft on, generous, indulgent, easy-going, half-hearted, not finished properly, tempting (e.g. words), promising

甘んじる, あまんじる

to content oneself with, to be resigned to (one's fate), to be contented (satisfied) with (one's lot)

甘える, あまえる

to behave like a spoiled child, to behave like a spoilt child, to fawn on, to take advantage of, to presume upon (e.g. another's benevolence), to depend on

甘え, あまえ

depending on other's kindness

甘味, 甘み, あま味, あまみ, かんみ, うまみ

sweetness, sugary taste

甘味, 甘み, あま味, あまみ, かんみ, うまみ

sweetness, sugary taste

甘やかす, あまやかす

to pamper, to spoil

甘味料, かんみりょう

sweeteners, sweetening materials

甘受, かんじゅ

submission to, putting up with

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