Decoded Slug: ~あげく (~ageku)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~あげく (~ageku)

~あげく (~ageku)

Short explanation:

Expresses the outcome of a series of actions or events; 'in the end', 'finally', 'after'.


Verb-て + あげく, Noun + の + あげく, い/な-Adjective + あげく


Nagai jikan matte ageku, densha ga konakatta.
After waiting a long time, in the end, the train didn't come.
Iroiro na houhou wo tameshita ageku, seikou shita.
After trying various methods, I finally succeeded.
Kare wa shippai no ageku, kaisha wo yameru kesshin wo shita.
In the end, after his failures, he decided to quit the company.
Kanojo wa nagai aida nayanda ageku, sono shigoto wo kotowatta.
After worrying for a long time, she finally turned down the job.

Long explanation:

The ~あげく grammar point is used to express the outcome or result after a series of actions or events. It can usually be translated into English as 'in the end', 'finally', or 'after'. The formation is simply adding あげく after the noun, verb or adjective that describes the action or event leading up to the final outcome.

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