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やっせんぼ【やっせん坊・役せん坊】

 Kyushu (Kagoshima)

yassenbo [jassem̩bo]

Definition

Noun

  1. Coward; wimp; (informal) chicken; (informal) scaredy cat
  2. A good-for-nothing; a useless person

Etymology

Derived from やっ【役】 yaq ~ ya' (やく yaku in standard Japanese) "use"; せん sen "not do", the negative form of the verb する suru "to do"; and 【坊】 bo (ぼう in standard Japanese) "boy; guy; person" .

意味:おくびょうもの 【臆病者】、よわむし【弱虫】、やくたたず【役立たず 】

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