安い

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  • やすい yasui

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  • い adjective
    cheap, inexpensive
      • Applies only to 安い
      calm, peaceful, quiet

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      • 6 strokes

        relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful

      Adjective declension

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      Plain
      Present安い - やすい (yasui) 
      Negative安くない - やすくない (yasukunai) 
      Past安かった - やすかった (yasukatta) 
      Past negative安くなかった - やすくなかった (yasukunakatta) 
      Te form安くて - やすくて (yasukute) 
      Adverbial安く - やすく (yasuku) 
      Polite
      Present安いです - やすいです (yasuidesu) 
      Negative安くありません - やすくありません (yasukuarimasen) 
      Past安かったです - やすかったです (yasukattadesu) 
      Past negative安くありませんでした - やすくありませんでした (yasukuarimasendeshita) 

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      • Japanese sentence

        これはバーゲン商品なので定価よりやすくなっているんじゃないですか。 

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        English translation

        Aren't you selling this at a discount price?