呆気ない

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

From 飽くなし (aku ke nashi).[1] The kanji are ateji (当て字).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of inflected forms of "呆気ない"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Continuative (連用形) 呆気なく っけな [àkkénáꜜkù]
Terminal (終止形) 呆気ない っけな [àkkénáꜜì]
Attributive (連体形) 呆気ない っけな [àkkénáꜜì]
Key constructions
Informal negative 呆気なくない っけなくない [àkkénáꜜkùnàì]
Informal past 呆気なかった っけなかった [àkkénáꜜkàttà]
Informal negative past 呆気なくなかった っけなくなかった [àkkénáꜜkùnàkàttà]
Formal 呆気ないです っけないです [àkkénáꜜìdèsù]
Conjunctive 呆気なくて っけなくて [àkkénáꜜkùtè]
Conditional 呆気なければ っけなければ [àkkénáꜜkèrèbà]

Adjective[edit]

呆気(あっけ)ない (akkenai) (-i inflection, adverbial 呆気(あっけ)なく (akkenaku))

  1. disappointingly lacking in some way (easy, short, boring, etc)
    夏休 (なつやす)みはあっけなく ()わった。
    Natsu yasumi wa akkenaku owatta.
    Summer vacation ended all too soon.

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.