Vocabulary Card – 汚い – kitanai


furigana: きたない
romaji: kitanai
Meaning: dirty
Level: JLPT N5


Writing

Kanji Meaning Onyomi Kunyomi JLPT
light weight KEI karu(i), karo(yaka) 2
hiragana i 5

Grammar: i-adjective

Form Kanji Furigana
Romaji JLPT
plain form 汚い きたない kitanai 5
past 汚かった きたなかった kitanakatta -
negation 汚くない きたなくない kitanakunai -
past negation 汚くなかった きたなくなかった kitanakunakatta -
sa form 汚さ きたなさ kitanasa -
sou form 汚そう きたなそう kitanasou -

Examples

Kanji 子供達は遊びながら汚くなりました。
Furigana こどもたちはあそびながらきたなくなりました。
Romaji kodomotachi wa asobinagara kitanaku narimashita.
English The children became dirty whilst playing.

Vocabulary

Synonym

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
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Opposite

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
きれい きれい kirei clean, beautiful 5

Related words

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
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Comments

  1. Don O'Neil says:

    your example for kitanai is a bit discouraging. I recognise the verb asobu but what is the ending on it? and why is the ku form used? I thought that was to make an adverb. I guess I still have very much grammar to learn!

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