Kana: ケイ、かる.い、かろ.やか、かろ.んじる
Romaji: kei, karu.i, karo.yaka, karo.njiru


lightly, trifling, unimportant

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  12
Radical Number:  159
Frequency:  790
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  1-7-5
Korean Reading:  gyeong
Chinese Reading:  qing1
Unicode:  8efd
JIS:  375A


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light (e.g. vehicle, aircraft, etc.)
軽量 (けいりょう)
light weight
軽便鉄道 (けいべんてつどう、けいびんてつどう)
narrow-gauge railroad; light railway
軽自動車 (けいじどうしゃ)
light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp); k-car; kei car
手軽 (てがる)
easy; simple; informal; offhand; cheap
軽い (かるい、かろい)
light (i.e. not heavy); feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily); light (i.e. of foot); nimble; agile; non-serious; minor; unimportant; trivial; slight; small; gentle; soft; easy; simple; indiscriminate
軽減 (けいげん)
abatement; reduction
津軽 (つがる)
Tsugaru (Western region of Aomori Prefecture)
軽快 (けいかい)
casual (e.g. dress); light; nimble; jaunty; rhythmical (e.g. melody); taking a turn for the better; receding of symptoms
軽視 (けいし)
making light of; slight; ignore; neglect; contempt; disdain
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