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English Reference for dame (だめ)

Kanji
Kana
だめ
dame
ダメ
dame
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Definitions
  1. na-adjective noun usually kana no good, not serving its purpose, useless, broken
  2. usually kana hopeless, wasted, in vain, purposeless
  3. usually kana cannot, must not, not allowed
Conjugations
adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi) conjugations
Plain/Informal Polite/Formal Negative Plain/Informal Negative Polite/Formal
Present Indicative だめだ
dameda
だめです
damedesu
だめじゃない
damejanai
だめではない
damedehanai
だめでわありません
damedewaarimasen
Past Indicative だめだった
damedatta
だめでした
damedeshita
だめでわなかった
damedewanakatta
だめでわありませんでした
damedewaarimasendeshita
te-form だめで
damede
Volitional だめだろう
damedarou
Provisional だめであれば
damedeareba
だめではなければ
damedehanakereba
Causative だめにさせる
damenisaseru
だめにさせない
damenisasenai
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Example sentences
Don't let the pan boil dry
You're not supposed to wear your slippers down to the lobby
He denies nothing to his children
"You mustn't be late, OK?" "But if the teacher's late too it doesn't count, right?
Our club activities are always spoiled by his behavior
Over my dead body
This hotel will not do
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