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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
supplication, appeal, entreaty, petitioninständiges Bitten, flehentliches Bitten

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

ON: ガンKUN: ねが.う, -ねがい
petition, request, vow, wish, hope

Example sentences
彼は妻に別れないでくれと哀願した。Parts: (かれ), (つま), 別れる (わかれる), 呉れる (くれる), 哀願 (あいがん)Il supplia sa femme de ne pas le quitter.
He entreated his wife not to leave him.

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