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仕様がない
しようが無い
仕様が無い
しょうが無い
Readings

shouganai

Reading restricted to 仕様がない
Reading restricted to 仕様が無い
Reading restricted to しょうが無い

shiyouganai

Reading restricted to 仕様がない
Reading restricted to しようが無い
Reading restricted to 仕様が無い
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 〜てもしょうがない
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 〜てしょうがない or 〜でしょうがない
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 仕様がない
is [x]
仕様がなくない
is not [x]
Past 仕様がなかった
was [x]
仕様がなくなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 仕様がなくて
is [x] and...
仕様がなくなくて
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: ヨウ, ショウ KUN: さま, さん
Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix

Stroke: 14 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-4-10 FC: 4893.3


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
あいつを見るといまいましくてしょうがない。
Parts: 彼奴 (あいつ) 見る (みる) 忌々しい (いまいましくて) 仕様が無い (しょうがない)
The sight of him is hateful to me.

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