気にするな

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kʲi ɲ̟i sɨᵝɾɯ̟ᵝ na̠]

Verb[edit]

気にするな (hiragana きにするな, rōmaji ki ni suru na)

  1. plain negative imperative form of 気にする: never mind!; don't worry about it
    あいつの ()うことなんか ()にするな
    Aitsu no iu koto nanka ki ni suru na.
    Never mind what he says.
     ()にするな。
    Ki ni suru na.
    Never mind.
     ()にするなって。
    Ki ni suru na tte.
    I already said not to worry about it.
     (けっ) () ()にするな
    Kekka wa ki ni suru na.
    Don't worry about the results.

Usage notes[edit]

As with all plain imperatives, this form is only used when speaking informally with close friends or with subordinates. Use in other social contexts would be perceived as extremely rude.