I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. blue; azure
  • なぜ
  • そら
  • あお青い
  • 知っている
Do you know why the sky is blue?
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
2. greenmostly arch. or in ref. to fruits, vegetables and traffic lights, etc.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
3. pale; gray; greyOnly applies to 青い, Only applies to 蒼い, in ref. to facial colour
  • その
  • 知らせ
  • 聞いた
  • とたんに
  • かのじょ彼女
  • あお青く
  • なった
The moment she heard the news, she turned pale.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
4. unripe; inexperiencedOnly applies to 青い, Only applies to 蒼い
  • おまえお前
  • まだ
  • あお青い
You're still green.
Other forms
蒼い 【あおい】碧い 【あおい】


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