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English Reference for otonashii (おとなしい)

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Kana
おとなしい
otonashii
Definitions
adjective usually kana obedient, docile, quiet
Conjugations
adjective (keiyoushi) conjugations
Plain/Informal Polite/Formal Negative Plain/Informal Negative Polite/Formal
Present Indicative おとなしい
otonashii
おとなしいです
otonashiidesu
おとなしくない
otonashikunai
おとなしくありません
otonashikuarimasen
おとなしくないです
otonashikunaidesu
Past Indicative おとなしかった
otonashikatta
おとなしかったです
otonashikattadesu
おとなしなかった
otonashinakatta
おとなしくありませんでした
otonashikuarimasendeshita
おとなしくなかったでです
otonashikunakattadedesu
te-form おとなしくて
otonashikute
Volitional おとなしかろう
otonashikarou
Provisional おとなしくければ
otonashikukereba
おとなしくなければ
otonashikunakereba
Causative おとなしくさせる
otonashikusaseru
おとなしくさせない
otonashikusasenai
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Example sentences
He's got a dual personality?usually a quiet "nice guy" type, but when he flips, his character changes
You can stay here as long as you keep quiet
She is being quiet for the moment
There's more to her than you think. She may seem pretty meek on first glance, but I get the sense she can get things done when she needs to
You can stay here as long as you keep quiet
The cows looked big and docile
Being very clever and gentle, this dog is a good companion to me
Keep the dog still while I examine him
Nancy is kind rather than gentle
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