JLPT N4 Grammar (yasui)


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

How to use

Verb ます (stem form)やすい
yasui やすい やすい jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

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

nihongo wa wakari yasui desu.
Japanese is easy to understand.
Example #2

sensei no koe ga kiki yasui desu.
The teacher's voice is easy to hear / easy to listen to.
Example #3

hiragana wa kanji yori kaki yasui desu.
Hiragana is easier to write than kanji.
Example #4

hikari ni kanji yasui.
To be sensitive to light.
Example #5

kanojo wa kaze o hiki yasui desu.
She is prone to getting colds.
Example #6

kare wa settoku shi yasui.
He is easy to persuade.
Example #7

ima hataraiteiru kaisha wa, okyuuryou mo iishi, hataraki yasui desu.
The company that I'm working for now has a good salary and it is easy work.

Vocabulary List

日本語にほんごJapanese language
分かりやすいわかりやすいeasy to understand
聞きやすいききやすいeasy to hear
書きやすいかきやすいeasy to write
感じやすいかんじやすいeasy to feel; sensitive to
風邪をひくかぜをひくto catch a cold
説得せっとくto persuade
しやすいeasy to do
働くはたらくto work
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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