Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
悲哀
Kana Reading
ひあい
Romaji
hiai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    sorrow; grief; sadness
    Example sentence
    知識増す悲哀増す He that increases knowledge increases sorrows.

Examples of 悲哀, ひあい in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

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pathetic, grief, sorrow, pathos, pity, sympathize

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12 strokes

grieve, sad, deplore, regret

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: かな.しい, かな.しむ

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