Words — 16 found
1. wanted; wished for; in need of; desiredSee also 欲しがる
- I want a knife to sharpen my pencil with.
2. I want (you) toUsually written using kana alone, after the -te form of a verb
- I'd like two copies of each of these documents.
1. painful; difficult; tough; hard
- くる 、
- It's so painful. Stop it!
2. distressing; (psychologically) difficult; stressful; awkward (e.g. position)
- He meditated on his past life of suffering.
3. straitened (circumstances); tight (financial situation); needy; struggling
- くる 。
- His family is rather badly off.
4. strained (interpretation, explanation, etc.); lame (e.g. excuse); forced (e.g. smile); far-fetched
2. likely to ...; have a tendency to ...Usually written using kana alone, after -masu stem of verb
3. easy to ...Usually written using kana alone, after -masu stem of verb
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1. right?; isn't it?; doesn't it?; don't you?; don't you think?at sentence end; used as a request for confirmation or agreement
- It's a beautiful day, isn't it?
2. hey; say; listen; look; come on
- おねが 。
- Oh, have a heart.
3. you know; you see; I must say; I should thinkat sentence end; used to expressed one's thoughts or feelings
4. will you?; pleaseat sentence end; used to make an informal request
5. so, ...; well, ...; you see, ...; you understand?at the end of a non-final clause; used to draw the listener's attention to something
6. I'm not sure if ...; I have my doubts about whether ...at sentence end after the question marker か
7. Ne (kana)ね, in hiragana, or ネ in katakana, is one of the Japanese ... Read more
1. nonexistent; not being (there)Usually written using kana alone
- There is not much difference between the two opinions.
2. unowned; not had; unpossessed
- い 。
- I'm living on welfare, without a car or anything.
3. uniqueSee also またとない
4. not; impossible; won't happenas ...ことがない, etc.; indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility
5. notSee also ない, after the ren'youkei form of an adjective
6. to not be; to have notafter the -te form of a verb
1. want to ... do something; would like to ...after the -masu stem of a verb
- おも 。
- I don't know her and I don't think I want to.
2. indicates emphasisKyuushuu dialect, at sentence-end
3. very ...See also めでたい, after a noun or the -masu stem of a verb; also ったい
1. cannot help (doing); have no choice but to; am compelled to; am obliged to; it is incumbent upon (me) toafter the -nai stem of a verb
- ざるをえ 。
- I couldn't but speak the truth.
1. cannot completely ... (because it is excessive)Usually written using kana alone, See also 切れる, after the -masu stem of a verb
1. difficult to ...; hard to ...Usually written using kana alone, See also 為難い しにくい, after -masu stem of verb
悪い 【にくい】、難い 【がたい】
1. always; foreverUsually written using kana alone, See also 止む, after the -te form of a verb
2. very; greatly (esp. of hopes and desires)
1. seeming ...; appearing ...expresses judgement based on evidence, reason or trustworthy hearsay
2. -ish; like a ...; typical of ...; appropriate for ...; becoming of ...; worthy of the name ...after a noun, adverb or adj. stem
1. notverb-negating suffix; may indicate question or invitation with rising intonation
2. emphatic suffixSee also 忙しない, after the root of an adjective
1. difficult to ...; hard to ...Usually written using kana alone, See also 辛い つらい, after -masu stem of verb
ずらい: Irregular kana usage.