厄介

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
やく > やっ
Grade: S
かい
Grade: S
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

厄介 (-na inflection, hiragana やっかい, rōmaji yakkai)

  1. burdensome; troublesome; worrisome; bothersome
    • 2016 July 22, “やくそくされたしゅうまつ、エムラクール [Emrakul, the Promised End]”, in 異界月 [Eldritch Moon] (in Japanese), Wizards of the Coast:
       (じん) (せい)そのもののように (やっ) (かい) (なぞ)
      Jinsei sono mono no yō ni yakkai na nazo.
      An enigma as vexing as life itself.
  2. dependent
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      どうせ (あに)厄介 (やっかい)になる ()はない。
      Dōse ani no yakkai ni naru ki wa nai.
      I had no intention of depending upon him anyway.

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

厄介 (hiragana やっかい, rōmaji yakkai)

  1. trouble; burden