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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 駄目 (dame)

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Kana: だめ; ダメ
Kanji: 駄目
Romaji: dame

Type: adjective-na

Meaning: no good; useless; hopeless; in vain; cannot; must not

Example sentences:

わたしより先に手紙を読んじゃダメだよ。
watashi yori saki ni tegami o yonja dame da yo.
You can’t read the letter before me.


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これでダメでも悔いはない。
kore de dame demo kui wa nai.
If even I don’t make it, I have no regrets.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 駄目 (dame)

その道順は駄目でございます。
sono michijun wa dame degozaimasu.
Following that route is not good.

松本一人にあれを任せるなんてダメよ。
matsumoto hitori ni are o makaseru nante dame yo.
You can’t let Matsumoto deal with that on his own.

Similar words:

無用 (muyou); 無益 (mueki)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 无用 (wúyòng); 不行 (bùxíng)
Korean: 소용없다 (soyong-eobsda)


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