良い

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  • よい yoi
  • obsolete reading
    えい ei

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  • い adjective
    good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable
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    • also いい (all senses)
  • sufficient, enough, ready, prepared
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  • profitable (deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial
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  • OK, all right, fine, no problem
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    • as て(も)良い, と(も)良い, etc.; indicates permission or compromise
  • 1. goed, juist, correct, 2. goed, knap, uitstekend, mooi, welgevallig, 3. geschikt, passend, 4. acceptabel, aanvaardbaar, geoorloofd, 5. makkelijk te ~, eenvoudig
    • bien, bon, excellent, agréable, plaisant
      • suffisant (peut être employé pour décliner une offre), prêt, préparé
        • rentable (par ex. pour un accord, une offre commerciale, etc.), bénéfique
          • O.K., okay
            • gut, schön
              • hervorragend, ausgezeichnet
                • wohl
                  • günstig, richtig, passend
                    • besser
                      • derék, jó, kedves, megfelelő, szép, finom, kellemes, cifra, csodálatos, derült, éles, jól, nagyszerű, nemes, nyúlánk, pompás, pontosan, remek, vég, szeretetre méltó
                        • хороший, приятный, хороший, (ср.) いい【善い】, よく【良く】, よからぬ
                          • dober, prijazen, prijeten, OK
                            • bueno, placentero, fino, excelente, agradable, está bien, bueno, justo, correcto, honrado, bueno, bello, espléndido, excelente, bueno, placentero, fino, excelente, agradable, está bien
                              • suficiente (puede usarse para negar un ofrecimiento), listo, preparado, provechoso (negocios, etc), beneficioso
                                • Está bien
                                  • bra

                                    Kanji in this word

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                                    • 7 strokes

                                      good, pleasing, skilled

                                    Adjective declension

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                                    Plain
                                    Present良い - いい (ii) 
                                    Negative良くない - よくない (yokunai) 
                                    Past良かった - よかった (yokatta) 
                                    Past negative良くなかった - よくなかった (yokunakatta) 
                                    Te form良くて - よくて (yokute) 
                                    Adverbial良く - よく (yoku) 
                                    Polite
                                    Present良いです - いいです (iidesu) 
                                    Negative良くありません - よくありません (yokuarimasen) 
                                    Past良かったです - よかったです (yokattadesu) 
                                    Past negative良くありませんでした - よくありませんでした (yokuarimasendeshita) 

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