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嫌う
Readings
きらう
kirau
Meanings
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
to hate, to dislike, to loathedétester, exécrernicht mögen, nicht gern haben, verabscheuen, hassen, Abneigung empfinden, Widerwillen haben, meiden, nicht vertragen, unterscheiden (mit Verneinung: also unterschiedslos“), vermeiden

Kanji
ON: ケン, ゲンKUN: きら.う, きら.い, いや
dislike, detest, hate

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼女は人前で話をするのを嫌う。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 人前 (ひとまえ), 話をする (はなしをする), 嫌う (きらう)She detests speaking in public.

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