余計, よけい

  • yokei
JLPT 2

Definition of 余計,よけい

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

  • too much
  • unnecessary
  • extraneous
  • abundance
  • surplus
  • excess
  • superfluity

Related Kanji

too much, myself, surplus, other, remainder
plot, plan, scheme, measure

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Examples of 余計,よけい in a Sentence

ジムはよけいな発言した
Jim made a superfluous remark.
I like him all the more for his weaknesses.
Sorry, that was none of my business.
我々手紙手書きしているので時間余計にかかる。
We're eating up a lot of time writing letters by hand.
I love him all the more for his faults.
It will aggravate the wound.
それで余計に不幸になった。
That added to his unhappiness.
Don't meddle in my affairs.
よけいなお節介
Mind your own business.
余計な努力結果血圧通常以上に上がった。
The extra effort raised his blood pressure above normal.

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