Japanese Opposites List - Opposite Words

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Have you thought about increasing your vocabulary 2x faster using opposite words? In this article we will share a list of Japanese opposites so you can learn two words at once and decorate them more easily.

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Lista de opostos em japonês - palavras opostas

Japanese opposites

PortugueseJapanesePortugueseJapanese
poorbinbō [貧乏]richyūfuku [裕福]
lowhikui [低い]hightakai [高い]
punishmentbatsu [罰]crime tsumi [罪]
beginningsaisho [最初]endsaigo [最後]
Cowardokubyō [臆病]braveyūkan [勇敢]
I enjoymijikai [短い]longnagai [長い]
rightmigi no [右]lefthidari in [左]
in silencedamatte [黙って]aloud (read)koe ni dashi te [声に出して]
weak, weakyowai [弱い]strongtsuyoi [強い]
coldsamui [寒い]tepidatatakai [暖かい]
helljigoku [地獄]Paradisegokuraku [極楽]
youngwakai [若い]old mantoshiue [年上]
widehiroi [広い]narrowsemai [狭い]
slowlyosoku [遅く]quicklyhayaku [早く]
slowosoi [遅い]fasthayai [速い]
thinyase ta [痩せた]fatdebu [でぶ]
badwarui [悪い]good, kindyoi [良い]
badwarui [悪い]goodyoi [良い]
softyawarakai [柔らかい]hardkatai [硬い]
dieshinu [死ぬ]bornumareru [生まれる]
notīe [いいえ]yeahai [はい]
newatarashī [新しい]oldfurui [古い]
to obeyshitagau [従う]order meirei suru [命令する]
littlechīsai [小さい]bigohkī [大きい]
to allow kyoka suru [許可する]forbid kinjiru [禁じる]
closechikaku ni [近くに]fartōku ni [遠くに]
little backgroundasai [浅い]deepfukai [深い]
nextchikaku [近く]distanttōku [遠く]
arekenkō [健康]sickbyōki [病気]
separatelybetsubetsu ni [別 々 に]togetherissho ni [一緒に]
not marrieddokushin [独身]marriedkikon [既婚]
sadkanashī [悲しい]joyfulureshī [嬉しい]
lastsaigo [最後]firstdai ichi [第一]

You can see other opposite words in our article on adjectives in Japanese.