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English Reference for asai (あさい)

Kanji
Kana
あさい
asai
Definitions
  1. adjective shallow, superficial
  2. slight (wound), light (sleep), pale (colour), inadequate (knowledge)
  3. short (time), early, young
Conjugations
adjective (keiyoushi) conjugations
Plain/Informal Polite/Formal Negative Plain/Informal Negative Polite/Formal
Present Indicative あさい
asai
あさいです
asaidesu
あさくない
asakunai
あさくありません
asakuarimasen
あさくないです
asakunaidesu
Past Indicative あさかった
asakatta
あさかったです
asakattadesu
あさなかった
asanakatta
あさくありませんでした
asakuarimasendeshita
あさくなかったでです
asakunakattadedesu
te-form あさくて
asakute
Volitional あさかろう
asakarou
Provisional あさくければ
asakukereba
あさくなければ
asakunakereba
Causative あさくさせる
asakusaseru
あさくさせない
asakusasenai
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Example sentences
Little by little the water gets shallower
The stout man leaped over the shallow ditch and stumbled
The river was shallow at that point
The pond is too shallow for swimming
I'm a light sleeper
The spring was still young
When people are being put into a hypnotic state for the first time I often, after placing them in a very light hypnotic state, wake them and ask them to compare their wakening state to that when hypnotised
"It's still shallow, eh. My feet still touch the bottom." "It's quite a shallow beach. Yotsuba, you can still touch the bottom can't you?
He leaped over the shallow ditch
The curriculum of this school is wide and shallow
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