面倒, めんどう

  • mendō
JLPT 3

Definition of 面倒,めんどう

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

  • trouble
  • difficulty
  • care
  • attention

Related Kanji

mask, face, features, surface
overthrow, fall, collapse, drop, break down

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Examples of 面倒,めんどう in a Sentence

おじはいつも私たち面倒よくみてくれた
My uncle always did well by us.
We tried to figure out the problem our professor had given us, but it seemed confusing.
彼らちゃんと面倒見てもらえるでしょう
They will be taken good care of.
いつも面倒起こしているのは、その家族厄介者である
The member of the family who is always in trouble is the black sheep.
Only if it's not too much trouble.
However, I recommend you to take the JR Narita Express (a train leaves every 30-60 minutes from the airport), to avoid the complexity of changing trains.
In the end it was just too much bother so I went home by taxi.
息子さん面倒十分見ます
Your son will be well taken care of.
It fell to me to take care of the baby.
欠席面倒になる
His being absent complicates matters.

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