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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 大変 (taihen)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 大変 (taihen)

Kana: たいへん
Kanji: 大変
Romaji: taihen

Type: adverb; adjective-na; Noun

Meaning: very; greatly; enormous; great; serious; grave; dreadful; terrible; difficult; hard

Example sentences:

給料が低いので、生活は大変です。
kyuuryou ga hikui node, seikatsu wa taihen desu.
My salary is low so my life is hard.

むやみに人を指差さないでください。欧米では大変失礼なことですよ。
muyami ni hito o yubisasanaide kudasai. oubei dewa taihen shitsurei na koto desu yo.
You shouldn’t point at people like that. It’s bad manners in Western countries.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 大変 (taihen)

どの世界も新人は大変だな。
dono sekai mo shinjin wa taihen da na.
No matter what your job is, it’s tough to be a rookie.

僕は、あの二人もやがて、自らの大変な間違いに気づくことを切に願っている。
boku wa, ano futari mo yagate, mizukara no taihen na machigai ni kizuku koto o setsu ni negatte iru.
I sincerely hope that, in time, they will realize how mistaken they were.

Similar words:

甚だ (hanahada)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 严重 (yánzhòng); 非常 (fēicháng)
Korean: 몹시 (mobsi); 매우 (maeu)

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