JLPT N5 Vocabulary


few; a little; scarce; insufficient; seldom

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【すくない】(sukunai)

Meaning: few; a little; scarce; insufficient; seldom.

Type: い-adjective

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

kore wa totemo sukunai desu.
That is very insufficient.
Example #2

watashitachi wa kaiwa ga sukunai.
We have few conversations.
Example #3

watashi no gakusei wa kazu ga sukunai. zenbu de tatta go nin da.
My students are few in number, no more than five.
Example #4

oosutoraria no jinkou wa nihon no jinkou yori zutto sukunai.
The population of Australia is much smaller than that of Japan.
Example #5

kono aitemu wa zaiko ga sukunai.
This item is low on stock.

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