禁じ得ない

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きん
Grade: 5

Grade: 4

Etymology[edit]

禁じる (prohibit) +‎ 得ない (cannot)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kʲĩɲ̟d͡ʑie̞na̠i]

Adjective[edit]

禁じ得ない (-i inflection, hiragana きんじえない, rōmaji kinjienai)

  1. irresistible, can't hold back, can't suppress, can't keep oneself from

Inflection[edit]