Jisho

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Words — 1 found

ょう 仕様
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. there's no (other) wayUsually written using kana alone
  • かれ彼の
  • はつげん発言
  • ほか
  • かいしゃく解釈
  • しようがない
  • His remarks allow of no other interpretation.
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), I-adjective (keiyoushi)
2. cannot be helped; unavoidable; inevitable; (there's) nothing one can do; having no choiceUsually written using kana alone
  • こんかい今回
  • あきらめな
  • しょうがない
  • Give up on this one. You're wasting your time.
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), I-adjective (keiyoushi)
3. it's no use (doing); pointless; useless; no good; insufficient; not enoughUsually written using kana alone, oft. as 〜てもしょうがない
  • くうせき空席
  • ある
  • のに
  • 立っていて
  • しょうがない
  • There is no sense in standing when there are seats available.
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), I-adjective (keiyoushi)
4. hopeless (person); annoying; troublesome; awfulUsually written using kana alone
  • あの
  • しょうがない
  • That child is impossible.
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), I-adjective (keiyoushi)
5. cannot stand it; unbearable; cannot help (doing, feeling); dying (to do)Usually written using kana alone, as 〜てしょうがない or 〜でしょうがない
  • きょう今日
  • もう
  • だるくて
  • しょうがない
  • I've had it for today. I'm too tired.
Other forms
仕様が無い 【しょうがない】しょうが無い 【しょうがない】仕様がない 【しようがない】しようが無い 【しようがない】仕様が無い 【しようがない】
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