Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
貧窮
Kana Reading
ひんきゅう
Romaji
hinkyū
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    great poverty
    Example sentence
    大統領国民貧窮病気との戦い団結するように呼びかけた The president called on the people to unite in fighting poverty and disease.

Examples of 貧窮, ひんきゅう in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

15 strokes

hard up, destitute, suffer, perplexed, cornered

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JLPT 3

11 strokes

poverty, poor

On'Yomi: ヒン, ビン

Kun'Yomi: まず.しい

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