Nihongo Master


かるい, かろい

adjective (keiyoushi)
  • light (i.e. not heavy)
  • feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily)
  • light (i.e. of foot)
  • nimble
  • agile
  • non-serious
  • minor
  • unimportant
  • trivial
  • slight
  • small
  • gentle
  • soft
  • easy
  • simple
  • indiscriminate


Present 軽い
Negative 軽くない
Past 軽かった
Past Negative 軽くなかった
Te Form 軽くて

Related Kanji

lightly, trifling, unimportant
Join And Go Premium To Create Your Own Study Lists Join Now

Related Study Lists

Words Kanji Subscribers
JLPT N5 Study List

This list contains all words and kanji related to the JLPT N5 test. Official word and kanji lists are not available for these tests;...

Created By: Taylor
743 103 121
NihongoMaster Vocabulary

This is the vocabulary and kanji from the lessons :)

Created By: Alexandra
1027 109 16
形容詞 (Adjectives)

84 0 1

Example Sentences

I felt a light touch on my shoulder.
I'm short-tempered, and a loose-tongued man.
I felt very light on my feet afterwards.
Although Eri's suitcase looks heavy, it's actually very light.
However he wasn't seriously hurt and got away with light bruising.