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Meaning of 苦

suffering, bitter




kuru(shii), niga(i)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ク / くる(しい)、にが(い) 】.

Meaning: suffering, bitter.

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Example #1

kono kusuri wa sukoshi nigai desu.
This medicine is slightly bitter.
Example #2

watashi wa atsui tenki ga nigate da.
I don't like hot weather.
Example #3

sono kusuri wa kare no kutsuu o yawarageta.
The medicine eased his pain.
Example #4

nihongo o manabu nowa totemo kurou deshita.
Learning Japanese was very difficult.
Example #5

anata wa itsumo oshigoto gokurou sama deshita.
You are always working hard.

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