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仕方がない
仕方が無い
し方がない
Readings
しかたがない
shikataganai
English
Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
there's no (other) way

Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
cannot be helped, unavoidable, inevitable, (there's) nothing one can do, having no choice

Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
oft. as 〜ても仕方がない
it's no use (doing), pointless, useless, no good, insufficient, not enough

Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
hopeless (person), annoying, troublesome, awful

Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
as 〜て仕方がない or 〜で仕方がない
cannot stand it, unbearable, cannot help (doing, feeling), dying (to do)

Grammar
てしょうがない; てたまらない: Can't help but ~; Extremely ~; Very ~
てしょうがない/てしかたがない
Conjugated forms
Present, Future 仕方がない
is [x]
仕方がなくない
is not [x]
Past 仕方がなかった
was [x]
仕方がなくなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 仕方がなくて
is [x] and...
仕方がなくなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: シ, ジ KUN: つか.える
attend, doing, official, serve

Stroke: 5 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-2-3 FC: 2421.1


ON: ホウ KUN: かた, -かた, -がた
direction, person, alternative

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-2-2 FC: 0022.2


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

Stroke: 12 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-2-10 FC: 8033.3


Phrases
彼を待つより仕方がない。
Parts: (かれ) 待つ (まつ) より 仕方がない (しかたがない)
All we can do is to wait for him.

コーヒーが飲みたくて仕方がない。
Parts: 珈琲 (コーヒー) 飲む (のむ) たい 仕方がない (しかたがない)
I'm dying for a cup of coffee.

全くあの男は仕方がないうそつきだ。
Parts: 全く (まったく) 彼の (あの) (おとこ) 仕方がない (しかたがない) 嘘吐き (うそつき)
He is simply a hopeless liar.

自分でやったことだから仕方がないね。
Parts: 自分 (じぶん) 遣る (やった) (こと) だから 仕方がない (しかたがない)
You brought it on yourself.

そんなに健康のことを心配しても仕方がない。
Parts: そんなに 健康 (けんこう) (こと) 心配 (しんぱい) 仕方がない (しかたがない)
There is no sense in your worrying about your health so much.

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