Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 甘
- end with 甘
- contain 甘
sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary
KUN:
  • あま.い
    ama.i
  • あま.える
    ama.eru
  • あま.やかす
    ama.yakasu
  • うま.い
    uma.i
ON:
  • カン
    kan
Nanori:
  • かも
    kamo
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 121 results)

adjective
1.
sweet-tasting, sweet, sugary, sugared
2.
fragrant (smelling), sweet (music)
3.
lightly salted, light in salt, not spicy
4.
naive, overly optimistic, soft on, generous, indulgent, easy-going, lenient
See also:甘く見る
5.
half-hearted, not finished properly
6.
insufficient, not satisfactory, inadequate, loose
7.
mild
8.
tempting, enticing, luring
See also:甘い言葉

adjective
1.
skillful, skilful, clever, expert, wise, successful(usually kana)(esp. 上手い,巧い)
2.
delicious, appetizing, appetising, tasty(usually kana)(esp. 旨い,美味い,甘い)
3.
fortunate, splendid, promising(usually kana)(esp. 旨い)
All readings:
うまい《上手い》
うまい《美味い》
うまい《旨い》
うまい《巧い》
うまい《甘い》
うまい《美い》

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
to pamper, to spoil

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to behave like a spoiled child, to fawn on
2.
to take advantage of, to presume upon (e.g. another's benevolence), to depend on

na-adjective, no-adjective, noun
1.
sweet flavour, sweet flavor, mildness
na-adjective, noun, no-adjective
2.
flattery
3.
stupidity

noun
lack of self-reliance, depending on others

noun
1.
sweetness, sugary taste
2.
sweets, dessert, cake
Other readings:
甘み【あまみ】
あま味【あまみ】[1]
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading

noun
sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)(usually kana)
All readings:
さつまいも《さつま芋》
さつまいも《薩摩芋》
さつまいも《甘薯》
さつまいも《甘藷》
かんしょ《甘薯》
かんしょ《甘藷》
サツマイモ

noun
sweetener (sugar, honey, saccharin, maltose, etc.), sweetening agent, sweetening

na-adjective, noun
1.
sweet (taste), luscious
2.
sweet (melody, dream, etc.), delightful, pleasant, mellow, mellifluous
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 138 results)

This cake is very sweet

This cake tastes too sweet

His view seems to be too optimistic

This cake is sweet

The cake tastes sweet

きみ
君の
かん
考え
あま
甘い
Your view is too optimistic

とう
砂糖
すべ
全て
あま
甘い
All sugar is sweet

This chocolate is very sweet and tasty

This cake tastes too sweet for me

I suppose we're a little too indulgent to the dog

I guess I'm spoiled

かのじょ
彼女
かれ
彼の
あま
甘い
こと
言葉
She was beguiled by his sweet words

We're not supposed to indulge pets

せんせい
先生
てん
あま
甘い
The teacher grades easily

The point is that mother is not very hard on the child

Many a mother spoils her sons by not being strict enough

Get rid of those kinds of naive ideas

わた
ども
子供
きら
嫌い
I don't like spoiled children

Young parents often indulge their children

I like sweet cakes very much