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JLPT N4: Adjectives

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あさい
shallow, superficial
うまい
delicious
うれしい
happy, glad
おかしい
strange, funny
かたい
solid, hard, firm, tough (material eg wood; can also mean stubborn)
かんたん(な)
simple
きゅう(な)
urgent, sudden / steep
こまかい
small / fine, minute
こわい
scary, frightening
さかん(な)
popular, prosperous
さびしい
lonely
しっかり(な)
firm, tight, steady, reliable, level-headed
しんせつ(な)
kind, gentle, nice
すごい
terrific, amazing (or terrible!)
すばらしい
wonderful, splendid
ただしい
right, just, correct
ていねい
polite, courteous
とくべつ(な)
special
にがい
bitter
ねっしん(な)
zeal, enthusiasm
ねむい
sleepy, drowsy
はずかしい
embarrassed
ひつよう(な)
necessary, essential
ひどい
cruel, awful
ふかい
deep, profound, thick
ふくざつ(な)
complex
ふべん(な)
inconvenient
べつ(な)
distinct, different, separate
へん(な)
odd, peculiar, strange
まじめ(な)
diligent, serious
むり(な)
unreasonable, impossible
めずらしい
unusual, rare
やさしい
kind, gentle, tender, graceful, affectionate
やわらかい
soft, tender
よう(な)
way, manner, kind
あかるい
bright, cheerful
あたたかい
warm, mild
あたらしい
new
あつい
hot, warm (incl things), kind, warm-hearted, thick, deep
あぶない
dangerous, critical, watch out!
あまい
sweet, generous
いい/よい
good
いそがしい
busy, irritated
いたい
painful
うすい
thin, weak
うるさい
noisy, loud, annoying
おいしい
tasty
おおい
many
おおきい
big
おそい
late, slow
おもい
heavy
おもしろい
interesting, amusing
からい
spicy, salty
かるい
light, non-serious, minor
かわいい
cute, charming
きたない
dirty, messy
きらい(な)
dislike, hate
きれい(な)
pretty, clean, nice, tidy
くらい
dark, gloomy
さむい
cold
しずか(な)
quiet, peaceful
じょうず(な)
skill, skillful, dexterity
じょうぶ(な)
strong, solid, durable, long lasting (also healthy)
すき(な)
liking, fondness, love
すくない
a few, scarce
すこし
little, few
すずしい
cool, refreshing
せまい
narrow, confined, small
だいすき(な)
very likeable, like very much
たいせつ(な)
important
たいへん(な)
difficult, strange, tough situation
たかい
tall, high, expensive
たのしい
enjoyable
ちいさい
small, little
ちかい
near, close by, short
つまらない
insignificant, boring
つめたい
cold (to the touch)
つよい
strong, powerful
とおい
far, distant
ながい
long
にぎやか(な)
bustling, busy, lively
ぬるい
lukewarm
はやい
early, quick, fast
ひくい
short, low
ひま(な)
free time, leisure
ひろい
spacious, wide
ふとい
fat, thick
ふるい
old (not person), aged, ancient
へた(な)
unskilled, poor
べんり(な)
convenient, handy
ほそい
thin, slender, fine
まずい
unappetising, unpleasant (taste)
みじかい
short
むずかしい
difficult
やさしい
easy, plain, simple
やすい
cheap, inexpensive
ゆうめい(な)
famous
よわい
weak, feeble
りっぱ(な)
splendid, fine, handsome, elegant, imposing, prominent
わかい
young
わるい
bad, inferior
あおい
blue
あかい
red
きいろい
yellow
くろい
black
しろい
white
みどり
green
いや(な)
disagreeable, no
ちゃいろ
brown
けっこう(な)
nice, enough
あんしん(な)
peace of mind, relief
あんぜん(な)
safe, secure
うつくしい
beautiful, lovely
かなしい
sad, sorrowful
きびしい
strict
だいじ(な)
important, valuable, serious matter
てきとう(な)
suitable, fit
〜にくい
difficult to do~
〜やすい
easy to do~
こい
deep (colour), dark/strong (flavour)