Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
嫌, 厭, 厭や JLPT 5
Kana Reading
いや, や
iya, ya
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    disagreeable; detestable; unpleasant; reluctant
    Example sentence
    嫌な思い出消えること願っている He wishes to erase bad memories.

Examples of 嫌, 厭, 厭や, いや, や in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


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dislike, detest, hate

On'Yomi: ケン, ゲン

Kun'Yomi: きら.う, きら.い, いや

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get tired of, satiate, bore, dislike, disagreeable, unwelcome

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