ぬるいnuruiぬくいnukui Inflection

adjective:

  • lukewarm; tepid 温い・微温い - ぬくい is primarily used in Western Japan
  • lenient ぬるい 緩い【ゆるい】
  • slow; stupid ぬくい - archaism

このkonoコーヒーKOOHIIhaぬるいnuruiですdesu This coffee is not hot enough.

ゆるいyurui Inflection

adjective:

  • loose
  • lenient; lax
  • gentle (curve, slope, etc.)
  • slow; weak
  • soft; not firm
  • difficult; hard - in the negative as ゆるくない - Hokkaidō, Tōhoku dialect

このkonokutsuha少しsukoshi緩いyurui These shoes are a little loose.

日本nipponnoODAha返済hensai期間kikan30nen利率riritsu前後zengoというtoiu条件joukenno緩いyurui円借款enshakkanga大部分daibubunwo占めるshimeru Japan's ODA largely consists of concessionary yen credit repayable in 30 years, carrying an interest rate of 2% or so.

michiha緩いyurui下り坂kudarizakaになっているninatteiru The road descends slowly.

かんわkanwa Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • relief; mitigation; alleviation; relaxation; softening

公定歩合kouteibuaino引き下げhikisageha産業界sangyoukaiwo苦しめてkurushimeteきたkita厳しいkibishii金融kin'yuu逼迫hippakuwo緩和kanwaするsuruだろうdarouto期待kitaiされているsareteiru The bank rate cut is expected to relieve the severe financial squeeze that has hit industry.

ゆるやかyuruyaka Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • loose; slack
  • gentle; easy; slow
  • lenient; liberal; lax

no角度kakudoga広ければhirokereba広いhiroiほどhodoスピードSUPIIDOha緩やかyuruyakaになるninaru The wider the V angle, the slower the speed.

このkono学校gakkouha規律kiritsugaややyaya緩やかyuruyakada Discipline is rather mild at this school.

ゆるむyurumu Inflection

godan ~む verb / intransitive verb:

  • to become loose; to slacken (e.g. rope)
  • to become less tense; to relax; to let one's guard down
  • to slacken (e.g. coldness, supervision); to become lax
  • to become softer (e.g. ground, facial expression); (of ice) to partially melt
  • to decrease (e.g. speed)
  • (of a market price) to go down slightly
ゆるめるyurumeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to loosen; to slacken Antonym: 締める
  • to relax (attention, efforts, etc.); to let down (one's guard); to relieve (tension)
  • to relax (a rule); to ease (e.g. restrictions); to loosen (control)
  • to reduce (speed); to slow down; to ease up
  • to make more gradual (of a slope)
かんきゅうkankyuu

noun:

  • pace; tempo; slow and fast
  • in case of emergency

いつもitsumoお世話になっていますosewaninatteimasuからkara一旦ittan緩急kankyuuあればarebaすぐさまsugusama馳せ参じますhasesanjimasu You're always there for me, so if you're ever in dire straits, just let me know and I'll come running.

かんしょうちたいkanshouchitai

noun:

  • buffer zone
かんまんkanman Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • slow; sluggish; dull
  • lax; sloppy; lenient

コンピューターKONPYUUTAAhaたとえtatoe緩慢kanmanにせよniseyo大きなookina変化henkawo引き起こしたhikiokoshita Computers caused a great, if gradual, change.

かんしょうkanshou

noun / ~の noun:

  • buffered
ゆるみyurumi

noun:

かんしょうべんkanshouben

noun:

  • cushion valve
かんきゅうじざいkankyuujizai Inflection

noun / adjectival noun:

  • varying the tempo or speed (of something) at will - four character idiom
ゆるりyururi

~と adverb:

  • unhurriedly; leisurely; slowly; relaxedly; taking one's time
かんせんざいkansenzai

noun:

  • dye retardant
かんしゅkanshu

noun:

  • ineffective or wasted move (in go or shogi)
かんきゅうしゃkankyuusha

noun:

  • brake van; guard's van; caboose
かんこうkankou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

かんわほうkanwahou

noun:

  • relaxation method - Mathematics term
かんわじかんkanwajikan

noun:

  • relaxation time - Physics, Chemistry term
かんしょうきkanshouki

noun:

  • shock absorber; buffer
ゆるめyurume

noun / ~の noun:

  • somewhat loose
かんしょうざいkanshouzai

noun:

  • cushioning; packaging
かんじょほうkanjohou

noun:

  • litotes (figure of speech); meiosis
ゆるゆるyuruyuru Inflection

adjectival noun / adverb:

  • very loose; slowly; leisurely - onomatopoeia

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