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不味い
Readings
まずい
mazui
マズイ
mazui
マズい
mazui
Meanings
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
Usually written using kana alone
unappetising, unappetizing, unpleasant (taste, appearance, situation)fade (dans le sens mauvais, voire immangeable), sans goût

See also: 拙い, 2
unskillful, unskilful, bungling, clumsy

ugly, homely, plain, unattractive
See also: 気不味い
awkward, untimely, inopportune, unfavorable, unwisenicht schmecken, unappetitlich, ungeschickt, schlecht, hässlich

Kanji
ON: フ, ブ
negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy

ON: KUN: あじ, あじ.わう
flavor, taste

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼の筆跡は大変まずい。なにがなんだかわからない。Parts: (かれ), 筆跡 (ひっせき), 大変 (たいへん), 不味い (まずい), 何が何だか (なにがなんだか), 分かる (わかる)His handwriting is very poor, I cannot make head or tail of it.

すき腹にまずいものなし。Parts: 空きっ腹 (すきっばら), 不味い (まずい), (もの), 無し (なし)Hunger is the best sauce.

あ!まずい!ガソリンが切れてきた。Parts: , 不味い (まずい), ガソリン, 切れる (きれる), 来る (くる)Oh, no! We're running out of gas.

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