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Kanji in this term
せつ
Grade: 2
on’yomi

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AdjectiveEdit

切ない (-i inflection, hiragana せつない, rōmaji setsunai)

  1. heartrending; intensely and painfully sad
     (せつ)ない (うた) (うた)
    setsunai uta o utau
    to sing a heartrending song
     (せつ)ない () ()
    setsunai kimochi
    unbearably sad feelings
  2. suffocating; oppressive
    スモッグが ()えているから、あちらの (てん) () (せつ)ないでしょな。
    Sumoggu ga fueteiru kara, achira no tenki wa setsunai desho na.
    The weather over there is harsh because of the high smog, yeah.

InflectionEdit