悪い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
わる
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Adjective[edit]

悪い (-i inflection, hiragana わるい, rōmaji warui)

  1. bad, wicked, evil
     (わる) (ひと)
    warui hito
    bad person
  2. wrong, to blame
     (わる)かった。
    Warukatta.
    My bad.
  3. inferior
  4. improper, bad, not working well
    調子 (ちょうし) (わる)
    chōshi ga warui
    out of form
  5. harmful, damaging
  6. sick, unwell, ill
    • 吉田 (よしだ) (はい) (わる)
      Yoshida wa hai ga warui.
      Yoshida has sick lungs.
  7. sorry, apologetic, regretful

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References[edit]

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