Vocabulary Card – 優しい – yasashii

furigana: やさしい
romaji: yasashii
Meaning: gentle, tender, gentle
Level: JLPT N5


Kanji Meaning Onyomi Kunyomi JLPT
superior, actor YUU sugu(reru), yasa(shii)
hiragana shi 5
hiragana i 5

Grammar: i-adjective

Form Kanji Furigana
Romaji JLPT
plain form 優しい やさしい yasashii 5
past 優しかった やさしかった yasashikatta
negation 優しくない やさしくない yasashikunai
past negation 優しくなかった やさしくなかった yasashikunakatta
sa form 優しさ やさしさ yasashisa
sou form 優しそう やさしそう yasashisou


Kanji 私の先生はとても優しい人です。
Furigana わたしのせんせいはとてもやさしいひとです。
Romaji watashi no sensei wa totemo yasashii hito desu.
English My teacher is very gentle.



Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT


Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT
厳しい きびしい kibishii severe, strict

Related words

Kanji Furigana
Romaji Meaning JLPT


  1. 私の先生はとてと優しい人です。
    should read “とても” not “とてと” ^^

    good luck

    • You have really good eyes. I also corrected this one. Thank you very much for pointing out these mistakes.

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