駄目, だめ, ダメ

  • dame,dame
JLPT 4

Definition of 駄目,だめ,ダメ

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

  • no good
  • not serving its purpose
  • useless
  • broken

  • hopeless
  • wasted
  • in vain
  • purposeless

  • cannot
  • must not
  • not allowed

Related Kanji

burdensome, pack horse, horse load, send by horse
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor

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Examples of 駄目,だめ,ダメ in a Sentence

I wore out two pairs of jogging shoes last year.
Don't sit up late at night.
もう
It's all over.
Hey, you! No running by the pool!
ママビスケット食べていいでしょ」「だめです間食はいけません」
Mom, please can I have a biscuit? "No, you can't; you shouldn't eat between meals."
出かけてはいけい」「どうしてだめの」
You mustn't go out now. "Why not?"
Will he pass the examination? "I am afraid not."
あいつダメちゃったよ。
He buggered it up.
Theoretical physics was child's play to Einstein, but he couldn't figure out his income tax.
Your composition is not altogether bad.

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