Vocabulary Card – 青い – aoi

furigana: あおい
romaji: aoi
Meaning: blue
Level: JLPT N5


Kanji Meaning Onyomi Kunyomi JLPT
blue, green SEI ao(i) 4
hiragana i 5

Grammar: i-adjective

Form Kanji Furigana
Romaji JLPT
plain form 青い あおい aoi 5
past 青かった あおかった aokatta
negation 青くない あおくない aokunai
past negation 青くなかった あおくなかった aokunakatta
sa form 青さ あおさ aosa
sou form 青そう あおそう aosou


Kanji 青い空の下に青いりんごがあります。
Furigana あおいそらのしたにあおいりんごがあります。
Romaji aoi sora no shita ni aoi ringo ga arimasu.
English There is a green apple under the blue sky.

Please note that 青い in general has the meaning of blue, but for fruits and traffic lights 青い is used to express the color green.



Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT


Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT

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Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT


  1. The sentence for ”aoi ringo” (with kanji version) is missing the particle, ‘ni’, which appears in the furigana version.

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