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How to say Young In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
若いわかい
Pronunciation: wakai
How to Say It Outloud: wa-kai
Usage: Adjective; used to describe someone or something as youthful or young.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はとても若いです。
Example Sentence English:He is very young.
KanjiHiragana
青春せいしゅん
Pronunciation: seishun
How to Say It Outloud: sei-shun
Usage: Noun; often used to describe the period of youth and the feelings associated with it.
Example Sentence Japanese:青春は一度きりです。
Example Sentence English:Youth comes only once.
KanjiHiragana
幼いおさない
Pronunciation: osanai
How to Say It Outloud: o-sa-nai
Usage: Adjective; used to describe someone or something as very young, often with a nuance of immaturity.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はまだ幼いです。
Example Sentence English:He is still very young.

Dictionary

若いわかいCommon wordjlpt-n5
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • young; youthful
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • immature; green
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • low (number); small
若々しいわかわかしいCommon wordjlpt-n2
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • youthful; young; young-looking
年少ねんしょう
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • young; juvenile
ヤングヤングCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • young
Noun
  • youth; young person
Place
  • Young (Australia); Yang; Yong; Yonge
Wikipedia definition
  • Young (surname)
瑞々しいみずみずしいCommon word
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • fresh and youthful; lively; vibrant; vivacious; juicy (e.g. fruit)
少年しょうねんCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • boy
Noun
  • juvenile; child
Wikipedia definition
  • Boy
青年せいねんCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • youth; young man
Wikipedia definition
  • Youth
少女しょうじょCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Noun
  • girl (usu. between 7 and 17); young lady
Noun
  • female between 17 and 20 years old (ritsuryō period)
Wikipedia definition
  • Girl
子こCommon wordjlpt-n4jlpt-n1
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • child; kid; teenager; youngster; young (non-adult) person
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • (one's) child; offspring
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • young woman
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • young (animal)
Noun
  • offshoot
Noun
  • interest
Noun
  • new share
Noun
  • player who is not a dealer
Noun
  • young geisha; young prostitute
Noun
  • bird egg
Noun, used as a suffix
  • -er (often of young women)
浅いあさいCommon wordjlpt-n4
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • shallow; superficial
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • slight (wound); light (sleep); pale (colour); inadequate (knowledge)
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • short (time); early; young
男子だんしCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • boy
Noun
  • man; male
若年層じゃくねんそう
Noun
  • the young
幼いおさないCommon wordjlpt-n3
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • very young; little
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • childish; immature
幼児ようじCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • young child; toddler
Noun
  • child over 1 but not yet of school age
青少年せいしょうねんCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • young people; youth; the younger generation
若者わかものCommon word
Noun
  • young person; youngster; young people; (the) youth
苗なえCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • seedling; young plant
Noun
  • rice seedling
坊ちゃんぼっちゃんCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Noun
  • (another's) son; boy; young master
Noun
  • green young man from a well-to-do family; young man innocent of the ways of the world
雛ひよこCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • young bird; chick; fledgling
Noun
  • greenhorn; fledgeling; novice; rookie
年若としわか
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • young; youthful

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