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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 甘やかす (amayakasu)

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Kana: あまやかす
Kanji: 甘やかす
Romaji: amayakasu

Type: verb

Meaning: to pamper; to spoil

Example sentences:

鈴木菊子は甘やかされ、かしずかれるために生まれてきた。
suzuki kikuko wa amayakasare, kashizukareru tame ni umarete kita.
Suzuki Kikuko was born to be pampered and waited upon.

女はな…甘やかすといけねえって父ちゃんが言ってたぞ。
onna wa na. amayakasu to ikenee tte touchan ga itteta zo.
My dad says we shouldn’t spoil girls.

断固たる態度で物事のよしあしを説くよりも、子供を甘やかしてわがままを黙認するほうが楽だ。
danko taru taido de monogoto no yoshiashi o toku yori mo, kodomo o amayakashite wagamama o mokunin suru hou ga raku da.
It’s easier to acquiesce to the whims of a spoiled child than to stand firm and teach values.

Similar words:

ちゃほやする (chahoya suru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 娇纵 (jiāozòng)
Korean: 어하다 (eohada)

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