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迷う Perplexed

迷う

perplexed, puzzled, lost the way


The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate | A = Advanced

迷う
mayou
perplexed, puzzled, lost the way

mayo (u) lost, puzzled




迷子 mai go - lost child, be lost [B]
迷惑 mei waku - (causing) trouble, problems [I]
迷惑駐車 迷惑駐車 - be annoying by parking on the road (to buy a drink from a vending machine...) [A]


Time flies... ne!

SUGGESTED USAGE:

食べようかどうか迷っている間に、大豆が納豆になっちゃった。
tabeyou ka dou ka mayotteiru aida ni, daizu ga nattou ni nacchatta.

While befuddled whether he should eat or not, the beans became nattou (went bad).

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

食べようかどうか tabeyou ka dou ka - to eat or not to eat [~ かどうか to do something or not || 起きようかどうか okiyou ka dou ka - whether to get (wake) up or not || 愛を告白しようかどうか ai o kokuhaku shiyou ka dou ka - whether to confess your love or not
迷っている mayotteiru - puzzling te iru form of 迷う mayou
間に aida ni - while, during that time
大豆 dai zu - soy beans
納豆 nattou - natto fermented soybeans which are said to be quite healthy but stinks like yesterdays socks - NATTOU PAGE
になっちゃった ni nacchatta - unfortunately became ~ from に なる ni naru to become + ~ちゃった ~chatta which means something is completed, but usually shows a bit of remorse over what has occured. It is casual speech and its more formal counterpart is しまった shimatta which acts and means the same


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