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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 嫌 (iya)

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Kana: いや
Kanji: 嫌
Romaji: iya

Type: adjective-na

Meaning: disagreeable; detestable; unpleasant; reluctant

Example sentences:

いやな予感がする。
iya na yokan ga suru.
I have a bad feeling about this.

まったく、人には平気でずけずけ言うくせに、自分は本当のことを言われるのが嫌とはどういうことだろうな?
mattaku, hito niwa heiki de zukezuke iu kuse ni, jibun wa hontou no koto o iwareru no ga iya towa dou iu koto darou na.
You never mind speaking the truth about other people, so why should you mind hearing it about yourself?

今夜ぐらい嫌な話はよしましょうよ。
konya gurai iya na hanashi wa yoshimashou yo.
Let’s not talk about unpleasant things tonight.

明日はこのいやな記憶をいだいて、東京へ引きあげようと思っていますよ。
ashita wa kono iya na kioku o idaite, toukyou e hikiageyou to omotte imasu yo.
I will take an unpleasant remembrance back to Tokyo with me tomorrow.

Similar words:

不快 (fukai)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 不愉快 (bùyúkuài)
Korean: 불쾌하다 (bulkwaehada)

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