苦しむ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
くる
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Verb[edit]

苦しむ (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana くるしむ, romaji kurushimu)

  1. suffer, struggle with, be tormented by
    • 2011, Barack Obama, 中東と北アフリカに関するバラク・オバマの演説 :
      それは占領 (せんりょう)屈辱 (くつじょく) (くる)しむことを、そして自分 (じぶん) (くに) ()んでいないことを意味 (いみ)してきた。
      sore wa senryō no kutsujoku ni kurushimu koto o, soshite jibun no kuni ni sunde inai koto o imi shite kita.
      For Palestinians, it has meant suffering the humiliation of occupation, and never living in a nation of their own.

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