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〜まじき [〜まじき] (majiki)
    Meaning: not likely
    Example: -2
    JLPT Level: 1
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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ex #4264   許すまじきことであれ。 
It's something that cannot be forgiven  
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(dc)
ex #4668   まじきものは宮仕え。 
It's government service one should avoid.  
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(bamboo4)
ex #4669   許すまじき暴言を吐いた。 
She used offensive language that cannot be forgiven.  
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(Miki)

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    bamboo4まじ is a predecessor of まい, both archaic foorm of auxilliary verb meaning negation of べし.

    In the modern Japanese, it is not commonly used in conversation excpet for some archaic set phrase such as すまじきものは宮仕え、This was written about 1,000 years ago by 清少納言(Seishonagon) in her essay called 枕草子(Makurano Soushi).
     
    dccan this be translated as "no need to"? 
    bamboo4No, it's more emphatic "should not." 

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