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Kanji Details for 甘

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Strokes: 5



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sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary
  • カン
  • あま.い
  • あま.える
  • あま.やかす
  • うま.い

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 旨い, 美味い, 甘い, 巧い, 上手い, 美い

    skillful; clever; expert; wise; successful

    delicious; appetizing; appetising

    fortunate; splendid; promising

  • 甘い

    sweet; delicious

    fragrant (smelling); sweet (music)

    lightly salted

    naive; overly optimistic; soft on; generous; indulgent; easy-going

    half-hearted; not finished properly

    tempting (e.g. words); promising

  • 甘んじる

    to content oneself with; to be resigned to (one's fate); to be contented (satisfied) with (one's lot)