けいkei

prefix:

  • light (e.g. vehicle, aircraft, etc.)

Kanji definition:

ケイKEIキョウKYOUキンKINかるkaru.iかろやかkaro.yakaかろんじるkaro.njiru

lightly; trifling; unimportant

Strokes:
12
Radical:
車 car
SKIP:
1-7-5
UTF:
8efd
JIS208:
23-58
Hangul:
경 [gyeong]
Pinyin:
qīng
Stroke order:
Example words:
手軽てがるtegaru
easy; simple; informal; offhand; cheap
軽傷けいしょうkeishou
minor injury
気軽きがるkigaru
carefree; buoyant; lighthearted; sprightly; / ease
軽減けいげんkeigen
abatement; reduction
けいkei
light (e.g. vehicle, aircraft, etc.)

Partial results:

かるいkaruiかろいkaroi Inflection

adjective:

  • light (i.e. not heavy); feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily) Antonym: 重い
  • light (i.e. of foot); effortless; nimble; agile
  • non-serious; minor; unimportant; trivial
  • slight; small; gentle; soft; easy; lighthearted (e.g. joke)
  • easy; simple
  • indiscriminate 口が軽い

えりerinoスーツケースSUUTSUKEESUha重たomotaそうsoudaga実際jissaihaとてもtotemo軽いkarui Although Eri's suitcase looks heavy, it's actually very light.

終わったowattaあとatomoashiga軽いkarui感じkanjigaしましたshimashita I felt very light on my feet afterwards.

しかしshikashikareni大きなookinaけがkegahaなくnaku軽いkarui打撲傷dabokushoude済んだsunda However he wasn't seriously hurt and got away with light bruising.

watashiha気が短いkigamijikaishikuchimo軽いkaruiotokoda I'm short-tempered, and a loose-tongued man.

けいげんkeigen Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • abatement; reduction

男性danseino割礼katsureiga性器seikiヘルペスHERUPESUyaganno原因gen'innimoなるnaruウイルスUIRUSU感染kansennoリスクRISUKUwo軽減keigenshiますmasu Male circumcision decreases the risk of viral infections that cause herpes and cancer.

けいそつkeisotsuirr. Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • rash; thoughtless; careless; hasty; imprudent Antonym: 慎重

あのano連中renchuuha軽率keisotsude仕事shigotogaのろかったnorokattaからkaraくびになったkubininatta They got the sack for being careless and tardy.

けいかいkeikai Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • light (of movements); nimble; sprightly; springy
  • light-hearted; cheerful; buoyant; jaunty; casual (e.g. clothing); rhythmical (e.g. melody)

noun / ~する noun:

  • taking a turn for the better (of an illness); receding of symptoms; recovery; convalescence

リズムRIZUMUha軽快keikaideテンポTENPOha速くhayakuそのsonokyokuha若者wakamononi好まれているkonomareteiru The rhythm is light, and the tempo fast - that song is liked by young people.

けいべつkeibetsu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • scorn; disdain; contempt

watashihakarewoひどくhidoku軽蔑keibetsuしているshiteiru I have a fine contempt for him.

けいしょうkeishou

noun:

  • minor injury

kareha交通事故koutsuujikode軽傷keishouwo負ったotta He was slightly injured in a traffic accident.

けいりょうkeiryou

noun / ~の noun:

  • light weight
けいじどうしゃkeijidousha

noun:

  • light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp); k-car; kei car 軽カー
けいしkeishi Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • making light of; thinking little of; slighting; belittling; dismissing; contempt; disdain

karehaわれわれwarewareno努力doryokuwo軽視keishiするsuru He makes little of our efforts.

かるはずみkaruhazumiかろはずみkarohazumi Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • thoughtless; rash; hasty; imprudent

kimigakareno申し出moushidewo受けるukeruとはtoha軽はずみkaruhazumiだったdattane It was foolish of you to accept his offer.

けいはくkeihaku Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • frivolous; flippant; superficial; shallow; trifling; insincere

見た目mitameha悪くないwarukunaigaちょっとchotto軽薄keihakuそう」なsou’na外見gaikentoha裏腹にuraharani彼女kanojohaいないinaishi女性joseini手が早いtegahayaiワケWAKEでもないdemonai In contrast to his "not bad looks but seems a bit of a dandy" appearance, he didn't have a girlfriend and he wasn't particularly fast with the ladies.

けいゆkeiyu

noun:

  • diesel oil; gas oil
  • light oil
けいみょうkeimyou Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • light and easy; lambent; clever; witty; smart
かろやかkaroyakaかるやかkaruyaka Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • light; easy; non-serious; minor

彼女のkanojono足取りashidoriha妖精youseiのようにnoyouni軽やかkaroyakaだったdatta Her footsteps were as light as a fairy's.

けいしんkeishin

noun:

  • weak earthquake
かるがるkarugaruかろがろkarogaroobs. Inflection

~と adverb / adverb / ~する noun:

  • lightly; easily; carelessly
けいこうぎょうkeikougyou

noun:

  • light industry
けいしょくkeishoku

noun:

  • light meal

軽食keishokuno出来るdekiruカフェKAFYEgaありますarimasuka Is there a cafe where I can have a light meal?

けいおんがくkeiongaku

noun:

  • light music
けいびkeibi Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • slight; little; insignificant

被弾hidanしましたshimashitaダメージDAMEEJIha軽微keibiですdesu We've taken a hit. Trivial damage.

けいきかんじゅうkeikikanjuu

noun:

  • light machine gun
けいじゅうkeijuuけいちょうkeichou Inflection

noun:

  • relative weight; lightness and heaviness

noun / ~する noun:

  • relative importance; gravity
けいきんぞくkeikinzoku

noun:

  • light metals

tobiranohatani精巧seikouna軽金属keikinzokuseinoロボットROBOTTO——侵入shinnyuushawo防ぐfuseguためtamenoロボットROBOTTOgahiyakani立っtateita Near the door, an elaborate metal robot -- a robot designed to keep away intruders, was standing coldly.

かるくちkarukuchi

noun / ~の noun:

  • talkative; loose-lipped; persiflage; frivolous talk
けいしょうkeishou

noun / ~の noun:

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