優しい, やさしい

  • yasashii
JLPT 4

Definition of 優しい,やさしい

adjective (keiyoushi)

  • tender
  • kind
  • gentle
  • graceful
  • affectionate
  • amiable
  • suave

Related Kanji

tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness

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Examples of 優しい,やさしい in a Sentence

優しい言葉女の気持ち和らいだ
She melted at his kind words.
女に優しい眼差し投げかけた
He gave her a fond look.
年寄り助けて優しいのふりした
He made a show of helping the old man.
こと優しく抱きしめた
Father embraced Mother lovingly.
My boyfriend is smart, handsome, and friendly too.
やさしいかい
Is he kind to you?
My father was no less affectionate and tender to me than my mother was.
ペット優しい
He's gentle with our pets.
あなたはやさしすぎます
You are too kind to me.
Tenderness is an important element in a person's character.

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