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Ichidan verb
intransitive verb
to become emaciated, to grow thin and worn outausgemergelt sein, abgezehrt sein, vom Fleisch fallen

ON: ソウ, チュウ, シュウ, シュKUN: や.せる
get thin

ON: スイKUN: おとろ.える
decline, wane, weaken

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
私はやせ衰えて骨と皮ばかりになった。Parts: (わたし), 痩せ衰える (やせおとろえる), 骨と皮 (ほねとかわ), 許り (ばかり), になるI wasted away to skin and bone.

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