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しゃーない・しゃあない

 Kansai (Osaka)

shaanai [ɕaːnai]

Definition

Expression

  1. Expression used to suggest that some things just happen and nothing can be done to change that fact. Similar English expressions include: "It can't be helped"; "That's the way it goes"; "That's the way things are"; "C'est la vie"; "It's inevitable"; "It's no use"; "So it goes"; "So be it"; "There's no avoiding it" "Things happen"; (slang) "Shit happens"; (informal) "That's the way the cookie crumbles"; (American, informal) "That's the way the ball bounces".
    1. ま、しゃーない
      ma, shaanai
      "Well, I guess it can't be helped"
    2. でも愛ならしゃーないっすわ
      demo ai nara shaanaissu wa.
      "Can't help but love [him]"

Etymology

Cognate to the standard Japanese expression しょうがない【仕様がない】 shou ga nai "It can't be helped".

意味:しょうがない【仕様がない】、しかたがない【仕方がない】、しかたない【仕方ない・仕方無い】

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