Definition of 不器用

ぶきようbukiyou Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • clumsy; awkward; unskillfulness; lack of ability
  • tactless; awkward (e.g. socially); gauche
  • mean; cowardly; base - archaism

Example Sentences

基本的にkihontekini不器用なbukiyounahitoだからdakara・・・それsorega崇っているtakashitteirunだろうdarou
She's basically clumsy so ... I guess she looks up to that sort of thing.
縫い物nuimonoというtoiuことkotoになるとninaruto彼女kanojoha全くmattaku不器用bukiyouda
When it comes to sewing, she is all thumbs.
monowo作るtsukuruとなるとtonarutowatashiha不器用bukiyouですdesu
When it comes to making things, I'm all thumbs.
不器用なbukiyounaそのsonootokoha彼女のkanojono並外れたnamihazureta才能sainouwo羨ましくurayamashiku思ったomotta
The clumsy man envied her unusual talent.
彼女kanojoha不器用bukiyouであるdearu
She is awkward.

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