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Which of these expresses the meaning "軽い勉強"?

  1. "軽い勉強" is really not a natural word pairing. "軽い勉強" just sounds weird?
  2. "皆んなは電子辞書によって漢字を調べるので、部首の勉強は軽い勉強になっています。"
    (Because people these days use electronic dictionaries to look-up kanji, studying radicals is not important.)
  3. "その新発売のアプリを使えば、部首の勉強は軽くなります。"
    (If you use that new application, the study of radicals becomes much easier to do.)
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軽い勉強 is not an unnatural expression and it usually means something that's not necessarily supposed to be a study but virtually functions as a kind of study, or a handy and partial learning exercise, which are synonymous to ちょっとした勉強.

その新発売のアプリを使えば部首の勉強は軽くなる is OK, though it's better to say 手軽{てがる}になる instead because 勉強が軽くなる could mean that the study would be shallow or not enough.

皆んなは みんな (or 皆{みな}) 電子辞書で によって 漢字を調べるので部首の勉強は軽い勉強になっている can only be interpreted as "studying radicals is not enough because people look them up in electronic dictionaries". (If you really understand what は after みんな mean, ignore my correction.)

  • Does "部首勉強" sound weird? Or, only "部首の勉強" is ok? – riverflows Mar 28 '17 at 16:00
  • That's weird..... – user4092 Mar 28 '17 at 22:34

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