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簡単, 簡短, かんたん

  • kantan
JLPT LEVEL 4

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • simple
  • easy
  • brief
  • uncomplicated

Examples of 簡単,簡短,かんたん in a Sentence

テニスすることには簡単
Playing tennis is easy for me.
Anyone can produce salt from seawater with a simple experiment.
It's not that easy to learn a new language after fifty.
陸路運ぶのは大変すが、海路運ぶのは簡単す。
It's very difficult to transport them overland, but simple to do so by sea.
あいつ簡単にはくたばらない。
He has more lives than a cat.
It's easy for that man to compose a good poem.
How foolish I was not to discover that simple lie!
No matter how hard you may try, you won't succeed so easily.
Spending money is as easy as pie.
Carol has a nose for the best Thai cooking anywhere in town.

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