苛める

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Kanji in this term
いじ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

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Particularly: “Probably related to 意地悪 (ijiwaru).”

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苛める (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana いじめる, romaji ijimeru, historical hiragana いぢめる)

  1. to tease, usually in a mean-spirited way: to torment, to bully
     (かれ)子供時代 (こどもじだい)弱者 (じゃくしゃ) (いじ)めていたようだ。
    Kare wa kodomo jidai wa jakusha o ijimete ita yō da.
    It seems that he often bullied the weak in his childhood.

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  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9