退屈

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
退
たい
Grade: 5
くつ
Grade: S
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

退屈 (-na inflection, hiragana たいくつ, rōmaji taikutsu)

  1. tedious
     (かれ) (はなし)はいつも (なが)くて退 (たい) (くつ)だ。
    Kare no hanashi wa itsumo nagakute taikutsu da.
    His speeches are always long and tedious.
  2. boring; dull

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

退屈 (hiragana たいくつ, rōmaji taikutsu)

  1. tediousness, monotony
  2. boredom, dreariness

Verb[edit]

退屈する (intransitive, hiragana たいくつ, rōmaji taikutsu)

  1. be bored

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0