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English Reference for sukunai (すくない)

Kanji
ない
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Kana
すくない
sukunai
Definitions
adjective few, a little, scarce, insufficient, seldom
Conjugations
adjective (keiyoushi) conjugations
Plain/Informal Polite/Formal Negative Plain/Informal Negative Polite/Formal
Present Indicative すくない
sukunai
すくないです
sukunaidesu
すくなくない
sukunakunai
すくなくありません
sukunakuarimasen
すくなくないです
sukunakunaidesu
Past Indicative すくなかった
sukunakatta
すくなかったです
sukunakattadesu
すくななかった
sukunanakatta
すくなくありませんでした
sukunakuarimasendeshita
すくなくなかったでです
sukunakunakattadedesu
te-form すくなくて
sukunakute
Volitional すくなかろう
sukunakarou
Provisional すくなくければ
sukunakukereba
すくなくなければ
sukunakunakereba
Causative すくなくさせる
sukunakusaseru
すくなくさせない
sukunakusasenai
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Example sentences
Few words show men wise
There are few bookstores in this area
Her means are small
He was able to get along on the small amount of money
The less men think, the more they talk
There is little, if any, hope that Tom will win the election
Not a few people live to be over eighty
Dieting takes up so much human endeavor with so little to show for it
The rules must be few, and what is more important simple
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