Japanese Dictionary

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折角 JLPT 2
Kana Reading
せっかく
Romaji
sekkaku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    with trouble; at great pains; long-awaited
    Example sentence
    せっかく採用した派遣社員すぐに辞めてしまった The temporary workers that we managed to employ left work right away.

Examples of 折角, せっかく in a sentence


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