素早い, 素速い, すばやい

  • subayai
JLPT 1

Definition of 素早い,素速い,すばやい

adjective (keiyoushi)

  • fast
  • quick
  • prompt
  • nimble
  • agile

  • quick (to understand)
  • sharp (judgement)

Related Kanji

elementary, principle, naked, uncovered
early, fast
quick, fast

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Examples of 素早い,素速い,すばやい in a Sentence

そのクモ素早い反撃する。
The spider responds with a swift attack.
He acquired French quickly.
The situation seemed to call for immediate action.
The boss directed his men to finish it quickly.
We ate a quick lunch in a coffee lounge.
It's apparently a metaphor for something uncatchable, light of body and fleet of foot.
彼女すばやい反応びっくりした
I was amazed by her quick response.
女は自分すばやくすべりこませた
She slipped her arm into his.
A fast child may win the race, but even a slow child can compete.
Anxious for a quick decision, the chairman called for a vote.

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