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厄介, やっかい

  • yakkai


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

  • trouble
  • burden
  • nuisance
  • bother
  • worry


  • care
  • dependence
  • support
  • kindness
  • obligation
  • staying (with a person)

Examples of 厄介,やっかい in a Sentence

To do so is asking for trouble.
It's a difficult matter.
We didn't have much trouble.
Your conduct gave rise to another problem.
It may give rise to serious trouble.
They viewed her as a nuisance.
No one can say for sure how this awkward state of affairs came about.
I am having trouble with one thing after another.
To make matters worse, he isn't even conscious of annoying his neighbors.
The autocrat strove in vain to deal with the awkward situation.

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