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稍, 漸, やや

  • yaya
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

adverb (fukushi), noun or verb acting prenominally

  • a little
  • partially
  • somewhat
  • slightly
  • semi-
  • -ish
  • on the ... side
  • a short time
  • a while

Examples of 稍,漸,やや in a Sentence

Discipline is rather mild at this school.
やや衰えた
The wind abated a little.
He is a little slow, but otherwise he is a good student.
I think John is quite selfish, and a little bit vain. He isn't easy to get on with.
She was a bit hasty in answering me.
彼女ハンサムなやや痩せている。
Her husband is a nice-looking man who is a little on the lean side.
この書式やや複雑そう。書きこむの手伝ってくれ
This form looks kind of complicated. Help me fill it out.
Gestural language had, however, serious limitations, since it could not be used in the dark or at distance.
経済やや不景気
The economy is in a slight depression.
The price is kind of high for a used car.

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