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邪魔
Readings
じゃま
jama
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
hindrance, obstacle, nuisancegêneur, intrus, obstacle

noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
See also: お邪魔します
to visit (somebody's home)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Buddhist term
orig. meaning
demon who hinders Buddhist training, demon who obstructs sentient beings from maintaining moral behaviourStörung, Belästigung, Hindernis, Hemmnis, Behinderung, Einmischung, Hürde, Widerstand, Beeinträchtigung

Kanji
ON: ジャKUN: よこし.ま
wicked, injustice, wrong

ON:
witch, demon, evil spirit

Example sentences
お邪魔じゃないでしょうか。Parts: (ご), 邪魔 (じゃま), でしょう (でしょ)I hope I'm not disturbing you.
I'm not disturbing you, am I?

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