あっさり

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  • あっさり assari

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  • onomatopoeic or mimetic wordadverbadverb taking the と particlenoun or participle taking the aux. verb する
    easily, readily, quickly, flatly (refuse)
    • onomatopoeic or mimetic word
      lightly (seasoned food, applied make-up, etc.), plainly, simply

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      • Japanese sentence

        彼はあっさり罪を白状した。 

        Sentence analysis
        English translation

        He confessed his crime frankly.