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哀れ, 憐れ, 憫れ, あわれ

  • aware
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • pity
  • sorrow
  • grief
  • misery
  • compassion
  • pathos

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)

  • pitiable
  • pitiful
  • pathetic
  • miserable

Definition

interjection (kandoushi)

  • alack
  • alas

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

She was in a piteous state.
He prayed to God to help the poor girl.
哀れ痛む
How my poor heart aches!
魔女哀れ少女呪った
The witch cursed the poor little girl.
He took pity on me and helped me out.
He looked piteous, like a drowned mouse.
その少女老人哀れ深く感動わっと泣き出た。
The little girl, deeply moved by the old man's pitiful story, burst into tears.
My heart ached for the dying birds.
のあわれなはまだ生きている
His poor dog is still alive.
その哀れ聞いて少女浮かべた。
The pitiful tale fetched tears from the girl.

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