苛める

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いじ
Grade: S
Irregular

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Etymology[edit]

The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓)

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Particularly: “Probably related to 意地悪 (ijiwaru)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to tease, usually in a mean-spirited way; to torment; to bully
    いじめはダメ!
    Ijime wa dame!
    Bullying is not okay!

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References[edit]

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