Meaning of Yasashii in Japanese

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Yasashii is a Japanese word meaning gentle or kind. Learn more about its pronunciation and usag ein the Japanese language below.


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gentle; sweet; tender; kind

Japanese Characters

優しい (やさしい)

Example & Translation

Watashi no obasan wa totemo yasashii hito desu.

or in English:

My aunt is a very gentle person.

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