軽い, かるい, かろい

  • karui,karoi
JLPT 5

Definition of 軽い,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

Examples of 軽い,かるい,かろい in a Sentence

は軽く触れられるの感じた
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.
えりのスーツケース重たそうが、実際はとても軽い
Although Eri's suitcase looks heavy, it's actually very light.
However he wasn't seriously hurt and got away with light bruising.
財布が重ければ軽くなる。
A heavy purse makes a light heart.
You should not make little of the result.
コート軽い暖かい
My overcoat is light but warm.
軽く叩いて助力感謝した
Patting me on the shoulder, he thanked me for helping him.
I'll try giving the book "Reiko's Recommended" a quick skim read on the spot.
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