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Waku Waku Japanese – Lesson 33: Lazy Japanese

June 29, 2012 - June 29, 2012
Waku Waku Japanese – Lesson 33: Lazy Japanese

Have you ever wondered if there are expressions for laziness in Japanese? In this lesson of Waku Waku Japanese, Erin introduces some Japanese expressions that can be used in an office setting or group setting referring to "that" person who’s been particularly lazy or unproductive.

I’m bored – Tsumaranai
つまらない/詰まらない

I’m lazy – Mendokusai
めんどくさい/面倒くさい

I don’t want to do it – Yaritakunai
やりたくない/演りたくない

I’m not interested – Kyoumi ga nai
きょうみがない/興味が無い

I’m tired – Tsukareta
つかれた/疲れた

I’m sleepy – Nemutai
ねむたい/眠たい

I’m hungry – Onaka ga suita
おなかがすいた/お腹が空いた

I have no will power – Yarukiganai
やるきがない/やる気が無い

I can’t take this anymore – mou muri
もうむり/もう無理

I give up – Akirameru
あきらめる/諦める

Slothful – Darashiganai
だらしがない/だらしが無い

Michelle is slothful – Mishierusan wa darashiganai desu
ミシェルさんはだらしがないです/ミシェルさんはだらしが無いです

Loose and inefficient – Guzuguzu
ぐずぐず/愚図愚図

Do not – Shinai
しない

Please – Kudasai
ください/下さい

So next time when your friend isn’t doing any work, you can try out these phrases!

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  • Jun 29, 2012 at 12:00 am