いい加減

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
げん
Grade: 5
on'yomi

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

いい加減 (-na inflection, hiragana いいかげん, romaji iikagen)

  1. irresponsible, groundless, inaccurate, halfhearted
     (かれ)のロシア ()はいい加減 (かげん)なものだ。
    Kare no roshiago wa iikagen na mono da.
    His Russian is a joke.
    もういい加減 (かげん)でやめなさい。
    Mō iikagen de yamenasai.
    It's time you stopped./Enough is enough.

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

いい加減 (hiragana いいかげん, romaji iikagen)

  1. (just) right
    風呂 (ふろ)はちょうどいい加減 (かげん)です。
    Ofuro wa chōdo iikagen desu.
    The bath is just the right temperature.
  2. moderate, appropriate
    いい加減 (かげん)にしなさい。
    Iikagen ni shinasai.
    Start behaving appropriately.