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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 無駄 (muda)

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Kana: むだ
Kanji: 無駄
Romaji: muda

Type: Noun; adjective-na

Meaning: useless; futility; uselessness; pointlessness

Example sentences:

本当1秒も無駄にできねえ。
hontou ichibyou mo muda ni dekinee.
I can’t waste even a second.

君が今までやってきたことには何ひとつ無駄はない。
kimi ga ima made yatte kita koto niwa nani hitotsu muda wa nai.
Nothing you’ve done so far has been a waste.


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絵のコレクションはおじいちゃんの無駄遣いよね。
e no korekushon wa ojiichan no mudazukai yo ne.
Our grandfather is wasting money on his art collection.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 無駄 (muda)

この一年を無駄にしてしまったじゃありませんか?
kono ichinen o muda ni shite shimatta ja arimasen ka.
We have wasted a year to no purpose!

お前たちの努力は無駄だ。戦っても私を止めることはできない。
omaetachi no doryoku wa muda da. tatakatte mo watashi o tomeru koto wa dekinai.
Your efforts are futile. You cannot fight me.

Similar words:

無益 (mueki); 役に立たない (yaku ni tatanai)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 无用 (wúyòng); 浪费 (làngfèi)
Korean: 쓸데없는 (sseuldeeobsneun); 낭비하다 (nangbihada)


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