Words — 4 found

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. painful; difficult; tough; hard
  • くる苦しい
  • やめろ
It's so painful. Stop it!
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
2. distressing; (psychologically) difficult; stressful; awkward (e.g. position)
  • かれ
  • かこ過去
  • くる苦しい
  • せいかつ生活
  • もくそう黙想
  • した
He meditated on his past life of suffering.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
3. straitened (circumstances); tight (financial situation); needy; struggling
  • かれ彼の
  • かぞく家族
  • かなり
  • せいかつ生活
  • くる苦しい
His family is rather badly off.
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
4. strained (interpretation, explanation, etc.); lame (e.g. excuse); forced (e.g. smile); far-fetched
Suffix, I-adjective (keiyoushi)
5. hard to do; unpleasantSee also 寝苦しい ねぐるしい, See also 見苦しい みぐるしい, after -masu stem of verb; often ぐるしい
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Noun
1. lame excuse; poor excuse
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1. tight budget
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くるときかみだの 神頼
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
1. danger past, God forgotten; once on shore, we pray no more; man turns to God only in times of trouble; there are no atheists in foxholesProverb
Other forms
苦しいときの神頼み 【くるしいときのかみだのみ】
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Kanji — 1 found

8 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3.
suffering, trial, worry, hardship, feel bitter, scowl
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Sentences — 28 found

  • jreibun/103/1
    • どうしょくぶつ動植物
    • には
    • あざ鮮やか
    • な色をしているものが多い。
    Many plants and animals living in the tropics are brightly colored. Jreibun
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