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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 勝手 (katte)

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Kana: かって
Kanji: 勝手
Romaji: katte

Type: noun; adjective-na

Meaning: one’s own convenience; one’s way; selfishness

Example sentences:

玄関に入ったら、この男が勝手に家の中をうろついていたんです。
genkan ni haittara, kono otoko ga katte ni ie no naka o urotsuite itan desu.
This man was loitering around the house when we came in.

どんな男が好きになろうと、あの娘の勝手じゃないか。
donna otoko ga suki ni narou to, ano musume no katte janai ka.
Is she not free to love whomsoever she will?

ダメダメ!廃ビルの中に勝手に入っちゃ!
dame dame. haibiru no naka ni katte ni haiccha.
You can’t just go around entering abandoned buildings!

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 勝手 (katte)

勝手にいなくならないでくれよ!探したんだぞ!
katte ni inakunaranaide kure yo. sagashitan dazo.
Don’t leave by yourself! I’ve been looking for you!

この村の人たちは勝手すぎます!
kono mura no hitotachi wa katte sugimasu.
The people in this village are too selfish!

Similar words:

我儘 (wagamama)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 随便 (suíbiàn)
Korean: 제멋대로 (jemeosdaelo)

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