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儚い
hakanai
JLPT N3 Author: bamboo4
はかない
Meaning
hopeless, fleeting, transient, fickle
Unrequited (hopeless) love
Phrases
Unrequited love
Author: bamboo4

The transient beauty of flowers
Author: EvilKyra

It was only an empty dream.
Author: ラブレス

vain efforts
Author: ラブレス

fleeting [ephemeral] happiness
Author: ラブレス

transient [short-lived] joy
Author: ラブレス

this transitory [evanescent] life
Author: ラブレス

The common people hope against hope that they might win in a lottery.
Author: ラブレス

Ephemeral life
Author: bamboo4

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