Vocabulary Card – 良い – ii


furigana: いい・よい
romaji: ii or yoi
Meaning: good
Level: JLPT N5


Writing

Kanji Meaning Onyomi Kunyomi JLPT
good RYOU yo(i) -
hiragana i 5

Grammar: i-adjective

Form Kanji Furigana
Romaji JLPT
plain form 良い よい・いい yoi / ii 5
past 良かった よかった yokatta -
negation 良くない よくない yokunai -
past negation 良くなかった よくなかった yokunakatta -
sa form 良さ よさ yosa -
sou form 良さそう よさそう yosasou -

Be careful since there is an exception on the sou-form. It is not yosou but yosasou (for easier pronunciation).

Examples

Kanji 私の父はとても良い人です。
Furigana わたしのちちはとてもいいひとです。
Romaji watashi no chichi wa totemo ii hito desu.
English My father is a very good person

Vocabulary

Synonym

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
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Opposite

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
悪い わるい warui bad 5

Related words

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
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Comments

  1. よい・いい
    whether for the past can use いかった?also negation etc.

    • Nicolas says:

      This is a very good question. ii / yoi is a little bit irregular and all other forms than the plain form are only made with yo- NOT i-.

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