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粗末, そまつ

  • somatsu
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • crude
  • rough
  • plain
  • humble

Examples of 粗末,そまつ in a Sentence

道具粗末に使うな。
Don't handle these tools roughly.
However humble it is, there is no place like home.
Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
Be it be ever so humble, home is home.
マイクは、丸太から粗末なテーブル作った
Mike made a rude table from the logs.
His diet was abstemious.
Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
She is a poor excuse for a singer.
粗末なものです自転車使って下さい
You may use my bicycle such as it is.

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