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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 若い (wakai)

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Kana: わかい
Kanji: 若い
Romaji: wakai

Type: adjective-i

Meaning: young; youthful; immature

Example sentences:

ワン・ダイレクションは若い者に人気がある。
wan dairekushon wa wakaimono ni ninki ga aru.
One direction is popular with young people.

他に若くてハンサムな人がいくらでもいるでしょう。
hoka ni wakakute hansamu na hito ga ikura demo iru deshou.
Besides him, there are tons of young and handsome guys out there.


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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 若い (wakai)

織田くん、若い娘たちがあちこちできみのうわさをしているぞ。
odakun, wakai musumetachi ga achikochi de kimi no uwasa o shiteiru zo.
Oda, young women are talking about you everywhere.

あの若さでこんな一流劇団に入れるなんてよほど才能があるんですね!
ano wakasa de konna ichiryuu gekidan ni haireru nante yohodo sainou ga arun desu ne.
He’s so young to be in a top troupe! He must be very talented!

ええ、若いですよ。若いからこわいもの知らずでね。
ee, wakai desu yo. wakai kara kowai mono shirazu de ne.
Yes, he is young, and youth is invariably self-confident.

Similar words:

未熟 (mijuku); 若若しい (wakawakashii)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 年轻 (niánqīng)
Korean: 젊다 (jeolmda)


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