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Lesson 21

大変 [TAIHEN]

My goodness. / Unbelievable.
We often use this adjective, when we encounter a problem or find ourselves in difficulty. To make this statement more polite, we'd say TAIHEN DESU.

Words and phrases in the lesson

さくら アンナ、上手だね。 Anna, you are good.
Sakura ANNA, JÔZU DA NE.
Anna, you are good.
アンナ いいえ、それほどでも。 No, not really.
Anna IIE, SOREHODODEMO.
No, not really.
ロドリゴ あっ、もうこんな時間です。 Look! It is already so late.
Rodrigo A', MÔ KONNA JIKAN DESU.
Look! It is already so late.
アンナ 大変。門限に間に合わない。 Unbelievable. I won't get back before dorm curfew.
Anna TAIHEN. MONGEN NI MANIAWANAI.
Unbelievable. I won't get back before dorm curfew.
*You will leave the NHK website.