Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
Search a Japanese or English word using kanji, kana or romaji:
難し, 六借しい, 六ヶ敷い, むずかしい, むつかしい
Conjugated: 難し
Antonym: 易しい・やさしい
1. difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.)
Polite, euphemistic
2. impossible, unfeasible
3. fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased
4. gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look)
5. dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable
難し, かたし
'ku' adjective (archaic), See 難い, Archaism
difficult, hard
すぎる, 過ぎる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to pass through, to pass by, to go beyond
2. to pass (i.e. of time), to elapse
3. to have expired, to have ended, to be over
4. to exceed, to surpass, to be above
as 〜に過ぎない, etc.
5. to be no more than ...
The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group , and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!