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大事, だいじ, おおごと

  • daiji,ōgoto
JLPT LEVEL 4

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • important
  • valuable
  • serious matter

Examples of 大事,だいじ,おおごと in a Sentence

あなたの親切な言葉大事に刻みつけておきます。
I'll treasure your kind words.
Mary took her beauty sleep before the big party.
Praising children is an important thing.
The most important thing in the Olympics is not to win but to participate.
何より友情大事
I value your friendship more than anything.
Down there hurts, down there. Er, what do you call them? Testicles? In any case a male's 'important parts'.
It is not what a man has but what he is that is really important.
It was a precious clock his grandmother, who was in the hospital, gave him.
Please take care of yourself.
I'm not a Muslim and so I have no obligation to observe the fast but as long as I'm living in the same apartment having consideration for such a custom is important.

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