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苦労苦勞
Out-dated kanji
Readings
くろう
kurou
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
troubles, hardshipsépreuves, peine, soucis, tracasMühe, Bemühung, Arbeit, Anstrengung, Mühsal, Plackerei, Schufterei, Sorgen (einer anderen Person), Kummer, Last

Kanji
ON: KUN: くる.しい, -ぐる.しい, くる.しむ, くる.しめる, にが.い, にが.る
suffering, trial, worry, hardship, feel bitter, scowl

ON: ロウKUN: ろう.する, いたわ.る, いた.ずき, ねぎら, つか.れる, ねぎら.う
labor, thank for, reward for, toil, trouble

ON: KUN: くる.しい, -ぐる.しい, くる.しむ, くる.しめる, にが.い, にが.る
suffering, trial, worry, hardship, feel bitter, scowl

ON: ロウKUN: ろう.する, いたわ.る, いた.ずき, ねぎら.う, つか.れる, ねぎら.い
thank for, reward for

Example sentences
せっかくの苦労もあだになった。Parts: 折角 (せっかく), 苦労 (くろう), (あだ), になるAll my pains went for nothing.

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