気にくわない

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

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Idiom[edit]

気にくわない ‎(hiragana きにくわない, romaji ki ni kuwanai)

  1. (idiomatic) to be unable to stomach, sticking in one's throat
     (わたし) (かれ) ()にくわない。
    Watashi wa kare ga ki ni kuwanai.
    I don't care for him.
    新入 (しんい)りのくせにでかい態度 (たいど) () ()わない野郎 (やろう)だぜ。
    Shin'iri no kuse ni dekai taido de ki ni kuwanai yarō da ze.
    It makes me sick the way the new guy swaggers around like he owns the place.

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