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Conjugations for 仕方が無い

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[()·かた()··()·]
shikataganai
expression, i adjective (negative)

Alternate Written Forms:

[()·かた()···]
shikataganai
[かた()···]
shikataganai

Root Words:

[()·かた() + が + ()·]
shikata + ga + nai

English Meaning(s) for 仕方が無い

expression, i adjective (negative)
  1. there's no (other) way
  2. cannot be helped; unavoidable; inevitable; (there's) nothing one can do; having no choice
  3. it's no use (doing); pointless; useless; no good; insufficient; not enough (oft. as 〜ても仕方がない)
  4. hopeless (person); annoying; troublesome; awful
  5. cannot stand it; unbearable; cannot help (doing, feeling); dying (to do) (as 〜て仕方がない or 〜で仕方がない)

Meanings for each kanji in 仕方が無い

» attend; doing; official; serve
» direction; person; alternative
» nothingness; none; ain't; nothing; nil; not

Stroke Order Diagrams for 仕方が無い

Conjugations for 仕方が無い

Adjective stem
[()·かた()··()]
shikatagana
te-form
[()·かた()··()··]
shikataganakute
Adverbial Form
[()·かた()··()·]
shikataganaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·かた()··()·]
shikataganai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·かた()··()···]
shikataganakunai
Past Indicative Form
[()·かた()··()···]
shikataganakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·かた()··()·····]
shikataganakunakatta
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·かた()··()···]
shikataganakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·かた()··()····]
shikataganakattara
Nominalized Form
Objective Form
[()·かた()··()·]
shikataganasa

Sample Sentences for 仕方が無い

I am dying to see her again.
I was aching for a cigarette.
There was nothing for it but to obey.
There was nothing for it but to wait till he came back.
There was no option but to obey.

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