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Hm, it would be nice to have more details. Do you have examples? Are those full tests or just a couple of questions? Are all level available every time, or do you send one at a time?

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This question asks you to select the phrase with the closest meaning to β€œθ„†γ„β€, which best translates as β€œfragile”.

And a detailed explanation to why the choices were either correct or wrong.

The correct answer is 3. ε£Šγ‚Œγ‚„γ™γ„γ€‚

β€œε£Šγ‚Œγ‚‹β€ means ”to break", and the stem of a verb + β€œγ‚„γ™γ„β€ means β€œeasy to [do verb]”. So in this case, β€œε£Šγ‚Œγ‚„γ™γ„β€ means β€œeasy to break”, and so matches best with the meaning of β€œθ„†γ„β€, (fragile).

  1. 危γͺい。

This answer choice is not correct. β€œε±γͺい” is an い-adjective that means β€œdangerous” (note: not to be confused with a negative verb as in β€œι Όγ‚Šγͺい”) and so does not match the meaning of β€œθ„†γ„β€ (fragile).

  1. ι Όγ‚Šγͺい。

This answer choice is not correct. β€œι Όγ‚‹β€ means β€œto depend on”, and the stem of a verb + β€œγͺい” creates the negative form of the verb. So in this case, β€œι Όγ‚Šγͺい” means β€œnot dependable”, which does not match the meaning of β€œθ„†γ„β€, (fragile).

  1. 辛い。

This answer choice is not correct. β€œθΎ›γ„β€ is an い-adjective that when read β€œγ€γ‚‰γ„β€ means β€œhard”, β€œtough”, β€œpainful” (often in terms of mental pain or anguish), or alternately in a food context is read β€œγ‹γ‚‰γ„β€ and means β€œspicy”, neither of which match the meaning of β€œθ„†γ„β€ (fragile).