Adverb, Suru verb
1. (doing) various things; (doing) this and thatUsually written using kana alone
  • あのひとあの人
  • には
  • とかくの
  • うわさ
  • あった
  • There were some unsavory rumors about him.
2. being apt to; being prone to; tending toUsually written using kana alone
  • うんどう運動
  • けんこう健康
  • かぎ
  • である
  • わたし私たち
  • とかく
  • わす忘れ
  • がち
  • We tend to forget that exercise is a key to good health.
3. at any rate; anyhow; anywayUsually written using kana alone
4. all sorts of (negative things); variousUsually written using kana alone
5. things that do not exist; rabbit hornsBuddhist term, Idiomatic expression, Only applies to 兎角, See also 亀毛兎角
Other forms
左右 【とかく】


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