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幸い, さいわい

  • saiwai
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

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

  • happiness
  • blessedness
  • luck
  • fortune
  • felicity

Definition

adverb (fukushi)

  • luckily
  • fortunately

Examples of 幸い,さいわい in a Sentence

あなたがここに居たのは幸いでした
You were fortunate to be here.
I would be happy to be of any service to you.
計画承認いただければ幸いです
I would appreciate it if you could agree to my plan.
普段より遅く出たけれど幸い汽車には間に合った。
I left home later than usual, but fortunately I was in time for the train.
We took advantage of the fine weather to play tennis.
Fortunately, the fire was put out before it became too serious.
I'd appreciate it if you sent me your latest catalog.
なるべく早く返事いただければ幸いです
I would appreciate a reply as soon as possible.
同書一部寄贈いただければ幸いに存じます
I would very much appreciate receiving a copy of the book.
Fortunately, no one was hurt.

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