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Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
to commiserate, to pity, to have mercy on, to sympathize with, to sympathise witha pitié de, sympathiser avec

Meaning restricted to 哀れむ
to enjoy the beauty of, to appreciate (e.g. the moon, flowers)Mitleid haben, Erbarmen üben, bemitleiden, sich erbarmen, lieben, loben, preisen

ON: アイKUN: あわ.れ, あわ.れむ, かな.しい
pathetic, grief, sorrow, pathos, pity, sympathize

ON: レンKUN: あわ.れむ, あわ.れ
pity, have mercy, sympathise, compassion

ON: ビン, ミンKUN: あわ.れむ, うれ.える
grieve, be sad, pity

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
人々はその孤児を哀れんだ。Parts: 人々 (ひとびと), 其の (その), 孤児 (こじ), 哀れむ (あわれむ)People took pity on the orphan.

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