JLPT N1 Grammar (te kanawanai)


can't bear to; unable to; troublesome to; can’t stand to ~

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Verb (て form)(は)かなわない
な-adjective + で
い-adjective + + くて
te kanawanai て敵わない てかなわない jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【てかなわない】(te kanawanai). Meaning: can’t bear to; unable to; troublesome to; can’t stand to ~.

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Example #1

tonari no kouji ga urusakute kanawanai.
I can't stand the noise of the construction site next door.
Example #2

N1 no mondai wa muzukashikute kanawanai. demo, benkyou suru shika nai.
The questions in N1 are difficult beyond my ability. But I have no choice but to study.
Example #3

watashi no ie wa eki kara tookute fuben de kanawanai.
My house is far from the station and unbearably inconvenient.
Example #4

daietto o shite iru noni, oishii keeki o mitara gaman sarete wa kanawanai.
Even though I'm on a diet, I can't stand it when I see a delicious looking cake.
Example #5

natsuyasumi wa ryokou ni ikitakatta kedo, chiketto ga takakute wa kanawanai.
I wanted to go on a trip during the summer vacation, but the tickets are too expensive.
Example #6

kono seki wa doa ga hiraku tabi ni tsumetai kaze ga haitte kuru node, samukute kanawanai.
This seat has a cold breeze every time the door opens, so it's cold but it can't be helped.
Example #7

otto ga kengai e dete itte shibaraku no aida wa, sabishikute kanawanakatta.
For a while after my husband went out of the prefecture, I couldn't help feeling lonely.

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