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[()·かた()··]
shikatanai
i adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

[()·かた()·()·]
shikatanai

English Meaning(s) for 仕方ない

i adjective
  1. it can't be helped; it's inevitable; it's no use; can't stand it; impatient; annoyed

Meanings for each kanji in 仕方ない

attend; doing; official; serve Kanji Details »
direction; person; alternative Kanji Details »

Conjugations for 仕方ない

Present Indicative Form
[()·かた()··]
shikatanai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·かた()····]
shikatanakunai
Past Indicative Form
[()·かた()····]
shikatanakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·かた()······]
shikatanakunakatta
te-form
[()·かた()···]
shikatanakute
Adverbial Form
[()·かた()··]
shikatanaku
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·かた()·····]
shikatanakattara

Sample Sentences for 仕方ない

I love cats so much, I can't help it, I'm a crazy cat lover.
I just can't wait for the party.
I keep thinking about Tom.
It's too hot.
Eh? Have we run out of toner? Oh well, sorry, but can you go the staff-room and get some, Katou?

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