折角

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せつ > せっ
Grade: 4
かく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Adverb[edit]

折角 (hiragana せっかく, rōmaji sekkaku)

  1. at great pains, going to great trouble
    せっかく () (かん)だから、 (たい) (せつ)にしたい。
    Sekkaku no jikan dakara, taisetsu ni shitai.
    It's such precious time that I want to spend it with care.
     (せっ) (かく) (ひと) (さい)銭入 (せんい)れて ()こしてやったのに[1]
    sekkaku hito ga saisen irete okoshite yatta noni
    Though it was that finally someone came to put in saisen and woke you up...