4 Easy Ways to Define and Use 爽やか You Would Use
If you’re not careful about using 爽やか at all, natives might not figure your thoughts out and you may be asked that what you mean by native speakers. That means 爽やか has not only one meaning, but some meaning. So, let me introduce how to correctly use 4 meaning of 爽やか today!
爽やか [for wind or air] (sawayaka)
Crisp / Brisk
爽やか can be used for wind or air such as early morning or Spring or Autumn and so on which temperature is a little bit cool, not hot which we feel comfortable furthermore the weather isn’t rainy, rather sunny which seems we want to go out.
爽やか [for food or drink] (sawayaka)
Fresh / Refresh
爽やか can be used for food which we feel fresh and refreshed such as fresh juice, fresh vegetables, mints and something to drink which are lemonade, grape soda pop, mint water and etc. Basically, it is used while feeling pretty hot and after eating or drinking them, hence, you could get refreshed.
爽やか [for voice] (sawayaka)
Clear / Silver
爽やか can be also used for someone’s voice that means it is clear and silver which you could clearly hear and the tone of their voice isn’t low rather pretty high and not loudly. So if someone has a clear / silver voice(爽やかな声), she/he could become a radio personality or voice actor / actress.
爽やか [for guys] (sawayaka)
Handsome / Cute / Nice Smile
When girls use 爽やか for guys, that means they are pleasant, handsome, even cute and with a nice smile plus even tidy. In general, they are tidy, there are no body odor and bad breath, not crooked teeth and white teeth, a good figure, good posture, no beard or trimmed beard, kind, respectful and so on.
爽やか [for people and women] (sawayaka)
Cheerful / Friendly / Tidy / Neat
爽やか has been used for not only guys but it also for people including women with the natural look, clear skin, cheerful, friendly and so on.