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Nikui (~にくい)

にくい
~nikui
Meaning: difficult to...; hard to
JLPT Level: N4
Examples

この仕事はやりにくいです。
kono shigoto wa yarinikui desu.
this-work-(topic)-do-difficult-is
This work is difficult to do.

Comments

Opposite of ~やすい

Add to the -masu form of a verb:

食べる ->  食べ ます -> 食べにくい
taberu -> tabe masu -> tabenikui
to eat -> eat -> difficult to eat

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