The Meaning of "Isogashii" in Japanese

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Add a new word to your arsenal of Japanese vocabulary. Isogashii is a Japanese word meaning to be busy or to be engaged.

Japanese Characters

忙しい (いそがしい)

Example

Kyou wa ichinichijuu isogashikatta.
今日は一日中忙しかった。

Translation: I've been busy all day.

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