苦しい

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
くる
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Adjective[edit]

苦しい (-i inflection, hiragana くるしい, romaji kurushii)

  1. physically painful, agonizing
  2. difficult, strenuous, mentally trying
  3. tight (budget etc.), straitened
  4. forced

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.