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甘い, あまい

  • amai
JLPT LEVEL 5

Definition

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), adjective (keiyoushi)

  • sweet
  • delicious

Definition

  • fragrant (smelling)
  • sweet (music)

Definition

  • lightly salted

Definition

  • naive
  • overly optimistic
  • soft on
  • generous
  • indulgent
  • easy-going

Definition

  • half-hearted
  • not finished properly

Definition

  • tempting (e.g. words)
  • promising

Examples of 甘い,あまい in a Sentence

このチョコレートはとっても甘くておいしい
This chocolate is very sweet and tasty.
ゆり甘い香りする
Lilies smell sweet.
女は甘い言葉だまされた
She was beguiled by his sweet words.
メアリーにはつい甘くなってしまう
I have always had a soft spot in my heart for Mary.
我が家甘い香り満ちている。
My garden is filled with sweet-smelling blooms.
According to dentists, decayed teeth are not always caused by sweets.
そのメロン甘い香りして、とても良い
The melon smells sweet and tastes very nice.
甘い
Peaches taste sweet.
キスハチミツよりあまい
Your kiss is sweeter than honey.
That cocktail is sweet and easy to drink.

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