Can you turn down your music please? You are so loud and annoying! Joking guys ofcourse we are only introducing today’s lesson on Urusai うるさい. Urusai うるさい means “annoying” in Japanese, especially when it comes to things that are noisy.
We are going to learn today how to shut people up when they are annoying you, how useful! We are going to be breaking today’s lesson up into 5 different sections to ensure that you learn most effectively.
- 1 How to say noisy and annoying in Japanese
- 2 What is urusai うるさい and where can i use it? An overview of the basics
- 3 How can I use urusai うるさい in day to day life?
- 4 Example sentences using urusai うるさい.
- 5 A powerful study technique to master urusai うるさい.
- 6 An overview of today’s lesson on urusai うるさい.
How to say noisy and annoying in Japanese
- What is urusai うるさい and where can i use it? An overview of the basics
- How can I use urusai うるさい in day to day life? A breakdown of the grammar and structures.
- Example sentences using urusai うるさい. Get a good grip on some examples to help you.
- A powerful study technique to master urusai うるさい. Practice what you preach!
- An overview of today’s lesson on urusai うるさい. Let’s ensure we haven’t missed anything.
If you feel the need to skip ahead to any part of the lesson feel free to do so. We are going to start by jumping in and learning about the definition of urusai うるさい! Let’s get into it and learn some Japanese with today’s online Japanese lesson.
What is urusai うるさい and where can i use it? An overview of the basics
So let’s start first off by having a look at the meaning of urusai うるさい. Urusai うるさい has the following two meanings:
- annoying; troublesome; tiresome; persistent; importunate
煩い is the Kanji for urusai うるさい however it is mostly written in kana.
Urusai うるさい is an い adjective that can be used either before a noun or at the end of a sentence. It is usually used to describe things that are annoying relating to noise.
For example if you were in a library and someone started playing music that would deffintiely be urusai うるさい. If you were on the train and someone was talking on their phone, that would be urusai うるさい. If you were in a park and someone blasting music too loud, that would be urusai うるさい. We are sure you could think of many ways that you could use urusai うるさい. Let’s now take a look at an urusai うるさい sentence example.
How can I use urusai うるさい in day to day life?
A breakdown of the grammar and structures.
Take a look at the example below:
anata ga urusai kara watashi wa benkyou dekimasen.
I can't study because you are noisy.
In this sentence, the speaker is expressing that someone is being loud and urusai うるさい and because of that they cannot study. Can you think of a time in your life when this has happened to you? Try and think of 3 – 4 situations where you can imagine using this word as this will really help you.
We are now going to look at some various examples of urusai うるさい sentences to help you get more comfortable with different sentence types.
Example sentences using urusai うるさい.
Get a good grip on some examples to help you.
In this first example we can see urusai うるさい being used before a noun. The speaker cannot put up with such an annoying and noisy sound. Where do you think they could be?
Sono urusai oto ni wa gaman dekinai
In this next sentence the speaker is totally annoyed by his wife’s loud snoring. Ibiki is also a great word for you to note down here as this is often used with urusai うるさい.
tsuma no ibiki ga urusai desu.
My wife's snoring is noisy.
In this last example the speaker is expressing his frustration with the room above his. Perhaps he is trying to sleep and they are blasting music. Do you have friends that would play music into the night like this annoying neighbor?
Ue no heya ga urusai no desu.
The room above is noisy.
We will now take a look at a study technique you can use to master this phrase to be able to use it fluently in conversation.
A powerful study technique to master urusai うるさい.
Practice what you preach!
So to master urusai うるさい you are going to want to take the following steps
Start off by writing out all of today’s example sentences and remembering them thoroughly.
Repeat them out loud and try to imagine the situations.
Next try to think of 4 – 5 situations where you could use urusai うるさい. This could be things that have happened to you in the past or made up situations.
Try to make sentences that fit those situations with urusai うるさい
This will allow you to make a link in your brain ensuring that you move forward with a great command of the use of urusai うるさい.
Remember not to skip out on this technique as it will be really important for your progress.
An overview of today’s lesson on urusai うるさい.
Let’s ensure we haven’t missed anything.
- Urusai うるさい. urusai うるさい has the following two meanings:
Noisy,Annoying; troublesome; tiresome; persistent; importunate
- 煩い is the Kanji for urusai うるさい however it is mostly written in kana.
- Urusai うるさい is an い adjective that can be used either before a noun or at the end of a sentence.
- It is usually used to describe things that are annoying relating to noise.
- Don’t forget to put into practice today’s study technique.
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