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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 厄介 (yakkai)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 厄介 (yakkai)

Kana: やっかい
Kanji: 厄介
Romaji: yakkai

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: trouble, burden, nuisance, bother, worry, care, dependence, support, kindness, obligation, staying (with a person)
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

それにしても解せないのは、あの男がなぜこんなことを…なぜわざわざこんな厄介を買って出るのか、ということだ。
sore ni shite mo gesenai no wa, ano otoko ga naze konna koto o. naze wazawaza konna yakkai o katte deru no ka, to iu koto da.
What I can’t understand is why he is doing all this-going to all this trouble.

現在からその時までは、エジプトの人々、中東地域、そして我々にとってもきわめて厄介なことになるでしょう。
genzai kara sono toki made wa, ejiputo no hitobito, chuutou chiiki, soshite wareware ni totte mo kiwamete yakkai na koto ni naru deshou.
I think the period between now and then will be quite rocky for the Egyptian people, for the region, and for us.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 厄介 (yakkai)

彼の発言はおおかた言い返しようがなく、そこがいっそう厄介なのだ。
kare no hatsugen wa ookata iikaeshi you ga naku, soko ga issou yakkai na no da.
Most of his remarks are unanswerable, which makes them all the worse.

また幻覚がはじまる可能性もある。逆行性健忘というのは厄介なの。
mata genkaku ga hajimaru kanousei mo aru. gyakkousei kenbou to iu no wa yakkai na no.
Your hallucinations could start all over again. Retrograde amnesia is a serious condition.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 麻烦 (máfan)
Korean: 성가심 (seong-gasim)

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