無理やり

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 2

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無理やり (hiragana むりやり, romaji muriyari)

  1. forcibly, by force
    • 1905, Natsume Sōseki, 吾輩は猫である:
      そこを我慢 (がまん)して無理 (むり)やり ()って ()くとようやくの (こと) (なん)となく人間臭 (にんげんくさ) (ところ) (でっ)た。
      soko o gaman shite muriyari ni hatte iku to yōyaku no koto de nantonaku ningen-kusai tokoro e detta.
      I forced myself to crawl out and eventually found myself in an inhabited place.

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067