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哀れ, 憐れ, 憫れ

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
あわれ
Romaji
aware
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    pity; sorrow; grief; misery; compassion; pathos
    Example sentence
    彼女哀れ誘う有様だった She was in a piteous state.
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
    Meaning
    pitiable; pitiful; pathetic; miserable
    Example sentence
    哀れ思って助けてくれた He took pity on me and helped me out.
  • Parts of speech
    interjection (kandoushi)
    Meaning
    alack; alas
    Example sentence
    魔女哀れ少女呪った The witch cursed the poor little girl.

Examples of 哀れ, 憐れ, 憫れ, あわれ in a sentence


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