What does からかいがいあるmean?
  • Any help would be appreciated. Also would like to know how this would be used in a sentence.

    Thanks.
  • "Also would like to know how this would be used in a sentence."

    Where did you get that from? Any additional notes, context would be helpful.
  • --> からかい 甲斐 (が) ある



    > "there is merit in teasing" > (positively or negatively, and depending on the context, something like) you are easy to tease

    This is already a complete sentence, but you could always add a few more words, or embed it as a sub-clause, eg
    • からかい甲斐のある子
    • からかい甲斐のある人
    • 変に反撃してくるとそれはそれでからかい甲斐があるんです。


    edit: i'm a slowpoke...
  • I get the impression this is generally used affectionately, saying someone is fun to tease, usually a man or boy talking about a woman or girl.
  • http://detail.chiebukuro.yahoo.co.jp/qa/question_detail/q1279439352

    Someone was told they were からかい甲斐のある人 by another person. The receiver wasn't sure if it was a good thing or a bad thing, so they asked on yahoo. The only person who replied said it was probably meant in a positive way and not a bad thing.
  • I agree with Richard. It's usually used in an affectionate manner.

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