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儚い
hakanai
JLPT N3
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はかない
Meaning
hopeless, fleeting, transient, fickle
Unrequited (hopeless) love
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Phrases
Unrequited love
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The transient beauty of flowers
Edit  #6398 EvilKyra
It was only an empty dream.
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vain efforts
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fleeting [ephemeral] happiness
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transient [short-lived] joy
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this transitory [evanescent] life
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The common people hope against hope that they might win in a lottery.
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Ephemeral life
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