口惜しい

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

Adjective[edit]

口惜しい (-i inflection, hiragana くやしい, romaji kuyashii)

  1. Alternative form of 悔しい.
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      口惜 (くや)しかったから、 (あに) (よこ) (つら) ()って大変叱 (たいへんしか)られた。
      Kuyashikatta kara, ani no yokottsura o hatte taihen shikarareta.
      Mortified at this, I slapped his face, and thereupon received a sound scolding from father.

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