みっともない

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vowel shortening and gemination of みとうもない (mitōmonai).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

みっともない (-i inflection, rōmaji mittomonai, historical hiragana みたうもない)

  1. disgraceful, shameful, indecent
  2. shabby, unsightly

Usage notes[edit]

This term is usually written in hiragana.

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3