言い訳

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
わけ
Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

言い訳 (hiragana いいわけ, romaji iiwake)

  1. excuse
  2. apology

Verb[edit]

言い訳 + する (transitive, hiragana いいわけする, romaji iiwake suru)

  1. give an excuse
  2. apologize

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.