JLPT N4 Grammar (yasui)

Meaning

easy to; likely to; prone to; have a tendency to

How to use

Verb ます (stem form)やすい

Learn Japanese grammar: (yasui). Meaning: easy to; likely to; prone to; have a tendency to.

Meaning 1) easy to do

(mi yasui).

Easy to see.

Meaning 2) likely to happen

事故が起こり (jiko ga okori yasui) .

Accidents are likely to happen.

Meaning 3) prone to / tendency to

キズがつき = (kizu ga tsuki yasui).

Prone to getting injured.

To say the opposite, that something is “difficult to do”, use .

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Example #1

にほんごはわかりやすいです。
nihongo wa wakari yasui desu.
Japanese is easy to understand.
Example #2

せんせいのこえがききやすいです。
sensei no koe ga kiki yasui desu.
The teacher's voice is easy to hear / easy to listen to.
Example #3

ひらがなはかんじよりかきやすいです。
hiragana wa kanji yori kaki yasui desu.
Hiragana is easier to write than kanji.
Example #4

ひかりにかんじやすい。
hikari ni kanji yasui.
To be sensitive to light.
Example #5

かのじょはかぜをひきやすいです。
kanojo wa kaze o hiki yasui desu.
She is prone to getting colds.
Example #6

かれはせっとくしやすい。
kare wa settoku shi yasui.
He is easy to persuade.
Example #7

いまはたらいているかいしゃは、おきゅうりょうもいいし、はたらきやすいです。
ima hataraiteiru kaisha wa, okyuuryou mo iishi, hataraki yasui desu.
The company that I'm working for now has a good salary and eat's easy work.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
日本語にほんごJapanese language
分かりやすいわかりやすいeasy to understand
先生せんせいteacher
こえvoice
聞きやすいききやすいeasy to hear
漢字かんじkanji
書きやすいかきやすいeasy to write
ひかりlight
感じやすいかんじやすいeasy to feel; sensitive to
彼女かのじょshe
風邪をひくかぜをひくto catch a cold
かれhe
説得せっとくto persuade
しやすいeasy to do
いまnow
働くはたらくto work
会社かいしゃcompany
お給料おきゅうりょうsalary; pay
働きやすいはたらきやすいeasy to work

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