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How to say Lazy In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
怠惰たいだタイダ
Pronunciation: taida
How to Say It Outloud: ta-i-da
Usage: Noun, often used to describe a person's nature or behavior.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は怠惰な生活を送っている。
Example Sentence English:He leads a lazy life.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
怠け者なまけものナマケモノ
Pronunciation: namakemono
How to Say It Outloud: na-ma-ke-mo-no
Usage: Noun, usually used to describe someone who is lazy or does not like to work.
Example Sentence Japanese:弟は怠け者だから、全然勉強しない。
Example Sentence English:My younger brother is lazy and never studies.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
無精ぶしょうブショウ
Pronunciation: bushou
How to Say It Outloud: bu-shou
Usage: Noun, often used to describe someone who is lazy or avoids physical exertion.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は無精だから、掃除が嫌いだ。
Example Sentence English:He is lazy and hates cleaning.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
だらしないだらしないダラシナイ
Pronunciation: darashinai
How to Say It Outloud: da-ra-shi-na-i
Usage: Adjective, used to describe someone who is lazy or untidy.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼の部屋はいつもだらしない。
Example Sentence English:His room is always messy.
HiraganaKatakana
ズボラズボラ
Pronunciation: zobora
How to Say It Outloud: zo-bo-ra
Usage: Noun/Adjective, used to indicate someone who is habitually lazy and careless.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼女はとてもズボラな性格だ。
Example Sentence English:She has a very lazy personality.

Dictionary

怠惰たいだCommon word
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • lazy; idle; indolent; slothful
尻が重いしりがおもい
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • lazy; indolent; reluctant to get up off one's backside
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • clumsy
適当てきとうCommon wordjlpt-n4
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • suitable; proper; appropriate; adequate; fit; fair
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • perfunctory; half-minded; sloppy; lazy; careless; noncommittal; unreliable; irresponsible; haphazard
のらりくらりのらりくらり
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
Suru verb
  • idly; lazily; aimlessly
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
Suru verb
  • evasively; elusively; vaguely; non-committally
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
Suru verb
  • soft and slippery
怠けるなまけるCommon wordjlpt-n3
Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
  • to be lazy; to be idle; to slack
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to neglect (e.g. one's work); to be neglectful of; to skip (e.g. school)
懶惰らんだ
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • indolence; laziness; sloth; idleness
怠け者なまけもの
Noun
  • lazy person; lazy fellow; slothful person
なまくら
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • blunt (e.g. sword); dull
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • lazy; cowardly; good for nothing
物臭ものぐさ
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • laziness; lazy person
間延びまのび
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • taking a long time; slowness; sluggishness
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • lack of firmness; looseness; slovenliness
間延びしたまのびした
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun or verb acting prenominally
  • slow; dull; stupid; sluggish; lazy; tedious
どらどら
Noun, used as a prefix
Noun
  • loafing; indolent; lazy; debauched; profligate
  • hey
だらけるだらける
Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
  • to be lazy; to be slack; to feel dull; to feel languid; to feel listless
月給泥棒げっきゅうどろぼう
Noun
  • freeloader; slacker; lazy worker who does not deserve his salary
ドラ息子ドラむすこCommon word
Noun
  • lazy son; profligate son
不勉強ふべんきょう
Noun
  • idleness; lack of application; lazy study habits
無精ひげぶしょうひげ
Noun
  • stubble; unshaven face; beard one has because one is too lazy to shave; 5-o'clock shadow
体を惜しむからだをおしむ
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
  • to be lazy
縦の物を横にもしないたてのものをよこにもしない
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • too lazy to do anything
横の物を縦にもしないよこのものをたてにもしない
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • too lazy to do anything

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