駄目

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

駄目 (-na inflection, hiragana だめ, katakana ダメ, rōmaji dame)

  1. no good; useless; hopeless
    ダメ (ひと)
    dame na hito
    hopeless person
  2. no, forbidden; something that shouldn't be done
     (さわ)っちゃダメだよ。
    Sawatcha dame da yo.
    You mustn't touch it.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3