酷い

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひど
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Derived from 非道 (hidō, evil, inhumanity).

Adjective[edit]

酷い (-i inflection, hiragana ひどい, rōmaji hidoi)

  1. cruel
  2. severe, terrible
     (ひど) (あらし) () ()まれた。
    Hidoi arashi ni makikomareta.
    I was caught in a severe storm.
  3. very bad, terrible
     (ひど) (けっ) ()だ。
    Hidoi kekka da.
    It was a terrible result.
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
むご
Grade: S
kun’yomi
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Adjective[edit]

酷い (-i inflection, hiragana むごい, rōmaji mugoi)

  1. horrible
  2. cruel
    あれは (じつ) (むご) () (けん)だった。
    Are wa jitsu ni mugoi jiken datta.
    That was a really cruel incident.
Inflection[edit]

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