えらいerai Inflection

adjective:

  • great; excellent; admirable; remarkable; distinguished; important; celebrated; famous; eminent
  • very troublesome; awful; terrible
  • tiring; tough

adverb:

  • very; extremely - Kansai dialect

tsumahaアメリカAMERIKAdeno新しいatarashii生活seikatsunoリズムRIZUMUni慣れるnareruのにnoniえらいerai苦労kurouしたshita My wife had a hard time getting into the swing of our new life in America.

kareha自分でjibundeha偉いeraiつもりtsumorideいるiruga実際jissaihaとるtoruni足らぬtaranuhitoda He thinks he is somebody, but really he is nobody.

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