【N3】~がたい/~gatai

Meaning/意味

difficult to,hard to, very difficult to do something

にくい and がたいhave the same kanji. (難い)

How to make/作り方

Verb-masu form stem + がたい

example sentences/例文 (audio/音声付き)

彼女の話は信じがたい内容だった。
Her story was unbelievable.
kanojo no hanashi wa shinjigatai naiyou datta.

人が人の命をうばうなんて、許しがたい。
It is very hard to accept that people steal others’ lives.
Hito ga hito no inochi wo ubau nante yurushi gatai.

これは信じがたい話だが、事実です。
This story is true but hard to believe.
Kore wa shinji gatai hanashidaga jijitu desu.