生憎

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

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Adjectival noun[edit]

生憎 (-na inflection, hiragana あいにく, rōmaji ainiku)

  1. unfortunate, unfortunately
  2. I'm sorry to say that...

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

生憎 (hiragana あいにく, rōmaji ainiku)

  1. unluckiness, bad timing
    あいにく (あめ)試合 (しあい) (ちゅう) ()になった。
    Ainiku no ame de shiai wa chūshi ni natta.
    The game was called off due to the ill-timed rain.

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