JLPT N5 Vocabulary


bright; light

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【あかるい】(akarui)


  1. light; well-lit; well-lighted
  2. bright (of a colour); brightly-coloured; brightly-colored
  3. cheerful; bright; spirited; sunny (e.g. disposition)
  4. encouraging (for the future of a project, etc.); promising; of fair prospects
  5. familiar (with); knowledgeable (about); well versed (in)
  6. fair (e.g. politics); clean; impartial

Type: Adjective, 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

kare wa akarui hito desu.
He's a cheerful person.
Example #2

watashitachi no mirai wa akarui.
Our future is bright.
Example #3

watashi no ani wa totemo akarui desu.
My older brother is very cheerful.
Example #4

watashi wa akarui iro ga suki desu.
I like light colors.

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