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徒に徒らに
Readings
いたずらに
itazurani
Meanings
Adverb (fukushi)
Usually written using kana alone
in vain, uselessly, aimlessly, idlyзря, напра́сно, по́пустуvergeblich, vergebens, umsonst, zwecklos, nutzlos, erfolglos

Kanji
ON: KUN: いたずら, あだ
on foot, party, set, gang, ephemeral thing, uselessness, futility, vanity, emptiness, junior, people

ON: KUN: いたずら, あだ
on foot, party, set, gang, ephemeral thing, uselessness, futility, vanity, emptiness, junior, people

Example sentences
老人は人生がいたずらに過ぎてしまったのはなぜだったのかと考えた。Parts: 老人 (ろうじん), 人生 (じんせい), 徒らに (いたずらに), 過ぎる (すぎる), 仕舞う (しまう), 何故 (なぜ), 考える (かんがえる)The old man wondered why life had passed him by.

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