Definition of 良い (よい)

良い

よい

yoi

adjective
1.
good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable(also いい (all senses))
See also:いい
2.
sufficient, enough, ready, prepared
See also:いい
3.
profitable (deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial
See also:いい
4.
OK, all right, fine, no problem(as て(も)良い, と(も)良い, etc.; indicates permission or compromise)
See also:いい
Other readings:
良い【えい】[2]
善い【よい】
善い【えい】[2]
好い【よい】
好い【えい】[2]
佳い【よい】
佳い【えい】[2]
吉い【よい】
吉い【えい】[2]
宜い【よい】[1]
宜い【えい】[1][2]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage
  2. out-dated or obsolete kana usage
Related Kanji
good, pleasing, skilled
virtuous, good, goodness
fond, pleasing, like something
excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled
good luck, joy, congratulations
best regards, good
Conjugations
adjective
Plain
Polite
Negative
Negative (Polite)
Present Indicative - Non-past, present and future tense
良い
よい
yoi
良いです
よいです
yoidesu
良くない
よくない
yokunai
良くありません
よくありません
yokuarimasen

良くないです
よくないです
yokunaidesu
Past Indicative - Perfective, past-tense
良かった
よかった
yokatta
良かったです
よかったです
yokattadesu
良くなかった
よくなかった
yokunakatta
良くありませんでした
よくありませんでした
yokuarimasendeshita

良くなかったです
よくなかったです
yokunakattadesu
Volitional - We will.., We intend to.., Lets..
良かろう
よかろう
yokarou
Presumptive - Probably.. Maybe..
良いだろう
よいだろう
yoidarou
te-form
良くて
よくて
yokute
Adverb
良く
よく
yoku
Provisional - Hypothetical conditional, If (hypothetical)..
良ければ
よければ
yokereba
良くなければ
よくなければ
yokunakereba
Please note: These conjugation tables are auto-generated, and some forms may not be relevant or in normal usage for this word. If you find any errors please send feedback.
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 2020 results)

So nice that you are back

This is life

Did you have a good concert

はじ
始め
なか
半ば
せいこう
成功
Well begun is half done

ちかごろ
近頃
I haven't slept well recently

さか
みっ
3日
くさ
腐る
Even the best fish smell when they are three days old

That's better

I will come and see you when I get well

It's better than it was before

I hope you'll soon get well

If you wouldn't mind, I could use a hand

ふる
古い
ほうほう
方法
けっきょ
結局
もっ
最も
The old method proved to be best after all

You may sit wherever you like

You may choose whichever you like

There's nothing like a good hot bath

You can go home after you have finished this work

You may leave immediately after you finish your work

Would you please tell me when to get off

You may read whichever book you like

かのじょ
彼女の
こえ
とお
通る
Her voice carries very well
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