Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

嫌い

JLPT 5
Kana Reading
きらい
Romaji
kirai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    dislike; hate
    Example sentence
    化学嫌い I hate chemistry.
  • Parts of speech
    suffix
    Meaning
    suspicion; tendency; smack (of)
    Example sentence
    いびつな野菜嫌いです Do you hate misshapen vegetables?

Examples of 嫌い, きらい in a sentence


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