Words — 3 found

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. skillful; skilful; skilled; good; expert; clever (expression, trick, etc.); apt; appropriateUsually 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; tasty; good; niceUsually 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. good (deal, idea, etc.); profitable; promising; lucky; fortunate; successful; satisfactory; splendidUsually 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.
Other forms
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】
美い: Rarely-used kanji form.
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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
Other forms
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.), Godan verb with 'ru' ending (irregular verb)
1. if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is; there's a flip side to every coinProverb
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Kanji — 1 found

5 strokes. JLPT N2. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary
On: カン
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