Words — 5 found

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. skillful; skilful; clever; expert; wise; successfulUsually written using kana alone, esp. 上手い,巧い
  • かのじょ彼女
  • テニス
  • うま上手い
  • すいえい水泳
  • へた下手
  • She's very good at tennis, but she's not much of a swimmer.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
2. delicious; appetizing; appetising; tastyUsually written using kana alone, esp. 旨い, 美味い, 甘い
  • あそこ
  • たべもの食べ物
  • うまい
  • ねだん値段
  • やす安い
  • ちのり地の利
  • わる悪い
  • なんてん難点
  • That place's food is great, and their prices are good, but the fly in the ointment is their terrible location.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
3. fortunate; splendid; promisingUsually written using kana alone, esp. 旨い
  • それ
  • あまりにも
  • うま
  • すぎる
  • はなし
  • That's too good a story to be true.
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美味い 【うまい】旨い 【うまい】巧い 【うまい】甘い 【うまい】美い 【うまい】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Noun
1. too-good-to-be-true offers (e.g. scams and frauds); too-good-to-be-true stories
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甘い話 【うまいはなし】旨い話 【うまいはなし】美味い話 【うまいはなし】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Noun
1. the lion's share; the cream
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旨い汁 【うまいしる】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
1. if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is; there's a flip side to every coinProverb
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甘い話には裏がある 【うまいはなしにはうらがある】旨い話には裏がある 【うまいはなしにはうらがある】上手い話には裏うらがある 【うまいはなしにはうらがある】
上手い話には裏うらがある: Irregular kanji usage.
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with u ending
1. to be onto a good thing; to make money without working; to line one's pocketsIdiomatic expression
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旨い汁を吸う 【うまいしるをすう】
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Kanji — 1 found

6 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
delicious, relish, show a liking for, purport, will, clever, expert
Kun: むね うま.い
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Sentences — 7 found

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    • はこ運んで
    • きて
    • くれた
    • ランチ
    • うわさ
    • たが違わず
    • うま旨かった
    The lunch she brought to me was as delicious as rumoured. Tatoeba
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