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[かしこ()·]
kashikoi
i adjective

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[かしこ()·]
kashikoi

English Meaning(s) for 賢い

i adjective
  1. wise; clever; smart

Definition and Synonyms for 賢い

Smart showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
Synonyms: さとい, 利口, 怜悧, 明敏, 穎悟, 英明, 賢い, 賢しい, 賢明
Sharp marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
Synonyms: さとい, シャープ, 俊敏, 利口, 小賢しい, 慧敏, 抜け目ない, , 犀利, 穎敏, 聡明, 英明, 賢い, 鋭い, 鋭利, 鋭敏
August profoundly honored
Synonyms: やんごとない, 尊い, 恐る, 恐れ多い, 賢い
Intelligent having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
Synonyms: インテリジェント, 利口, 利根, 利発, 怜悧, 明敏, 明達, 穎悟, 聡明, 英明, 賢い, 賢しい, 賢明
Apt mentally quick and resourceful
Synonyms: 利発, 賢い
Smart characterized by quickness and ease in learning
Synonyms: さとい, 俊秀, 利口, 利根, 利発, 明敏, 聡明, 賢い, 賢しい, 賢明
August of or befitting a lord
Synonyms: やんごとない, 尊い, 恐る, 恐れ多い, 賢い
Wise having or prompted by wisdom or discernment
Synonyms: 利口, 利発, 怜悧, 明哲, 明達, 穎悟, 賢い, 賢しい, 賢明
Sapience ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
Synonyms: かしこ, 俐発, 分かち, 分かつ, 分別, 分別, 利口, 大賢, 悟性, 才力, 才気, 明哲, 明達, , 知力, 知恵, 知識, 聡明, 般若, 英明, 英知, , 賢い, 賢慮
Wisdom the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
Synonyms: 俐発, 分かち, 分かつ, 分別, 分別, 明智, 明達, 知恵, 知慮, 賢い, 賢慮
Soundness the quality of being prudent and sensible
Synonyms: かしこ, 俐発, 利口, 利発, 堅実, 大賢, 明哲, 明達, 聡明, 英明, , 賢い

Meanings for each kanji in 賢い

» intelligent; wise; wisdom; cleverness

Categories 賢い is a member of

Goodness that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
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Trait a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
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Know-How the (technical) knowledge and skill required to do something
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 賢い

Conjugations for 賢い

Adjective stem
[かしこ()]
kashiko
te-form
[かしこ()··]
kashikokute
Negative te-form
[かしこ()····]
kashikokunakute
Adverbial Form
[かしこ()·]
kashikoku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かしこ()·]
kashikoi
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かしこ()···]
kashikokunai
Past Indicative Form
[かしこ()···]
kashikokatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かしこ()·····]
kashikokunakatta
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[かしこ()···]
kashikokereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かしこ()·····]
kashikokunakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[かしこ()····]
kashikokunakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[かしこ()····]
kashikokattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かしこ()······]
kashikokunakattara
Nominalized Form
Objective Form
[かしこ()·]
kashikosa

Sample Sentences for 賢い

Just because he's good, doesn't mean he's wise.
It was clever of Bob to solve that problem.
I don't like him because he is sly as a fox.
He is more crafty than wise.
I wish I were as smart as you are.

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