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無駄遣い無駄使い
Readings
むだづかい
mudadukai
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
wasting ... on (e.g. money), squandering, waste, frittering awaygaspillageVerschwendung, Vergeudung, Mangel an Sparsamkeit

Kanji
ON: ム, ブKUN: な.い
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not

ON: ダ, タ
burdensome, pack horse, horse load, send by horse

ON: ケンKUN: つか.う, -つか.い, -づか.い, つか.わす, や.る
dispatch, despatch, send, give, donate, do, undertake

ON: ム, ブKUN: な.い
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not

ON: ダ, タ
burdensome, pack horse, horse load, send by horse

使ON: KUN: つか.う, つか.い, -つか.い, -づか.い
use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause

Example sentences
なんてひどいむだ使いでしょう。Parts: 何て (なんて), 酷い (ひどい), 無駄遣い (むだづかい), でしょう (でしょ)What a fearful waste of money!
Quel terrible gaspillage !

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