Jisho

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I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. fast; quick; rapid; swift; speedy; brisk; promptesp. 速い
  • こども子供
  • せいちょう成長
  • はや早い
  • Children grow very quickly.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
2. early; soon; earlier than usualOnly applies to 早い
  • ことし今年
  • はる
  • おとず訪れ
  • はや早かった
  • Spring has come early this year.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
3. premature; too soon; too earlyOnly applies to 早い
  • それ
  • いま
  • ろんぎ論議
  • する
  • まだ
  • はや早い
  • It is premature to discuss it now.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
4. easy; simple; quick; fastesp. 早い
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
5. as soon as ...; the moment ...; the instant ...as ...するが早いか or ...するより早く
Other forms
速い 【はやい】疾い 【はやい】捷い 【はやい】
Notes
疾い: Rarely-used kanji form. 捷い: Rarely-used kanji form.

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