切ない

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2

Adjective[edit]

切ない (-i inflection, hiragana せつない, romaji setsunai)

  1. painful, trying, bittersweet, heartrending
  2. suffocating, oppressive
    スモッグが ()えているから、あちらの天気 (てんき) (せつ)ないでしょな。
    sumoggu ga fueteiru kara, achira no tenki wa setsunai desho na.
    The weather over there is harsh because of the high smog, yeah.

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