JLPT N3 Vocabulary


no good; cannot

JLPT N3 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【だめ】(dame).


  • no good; not serving its purpose; useless; broken
  • hopeless; wasted; in vain; purposeless​
  • cannot; must not; not allowed​

Type: Noun, Adjective, な-adjective

Level: JLPT N3 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

kore wa dame desuka?
Is it no good?
Example #2

kondo no sensei wa dame da.
The new man is no good.
Example #3

watashi wa dame na ningen desu.
I am a no-good person.
Example #4

naze sore o tsukatte wa dame desuka.
Why can I not use that?

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