October 27, 2017

迷う Perplexed

迷う (まよ )

perplexed; puzzled; lost the way

perplexed, puzzled, lost the way

迷 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]

You should eat your food while it is still hot.



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).

  • 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 - See here.]
  • 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 occurred. 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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