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可哀相
Ateji (phonetic) reading
可哀そう
Ateji (phonetic) reading
可哀想
Ateji (phonetic) reading
Irregular kanji
Readings
かわいそう
kawaisou
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
poor, pitiable, pathetic, pitifulnavrant, pitoyablearm, traurig, bemitleidenswert, zu bedauern, rührend, ergreifend, grausam, unbarmherzig, roh

Kanji
ON: カ, コクKUN: -べ.き, -べ.し
can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not

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

ON: ソウ, ショウKUN: あい-
inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy

ON: カ, コクKUN: -べ.き, -べ.し
can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not

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

ON: カ, コクKUN: -べ.き, -べ.し
can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not

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

ON: ソウ, ソKUN: おも.う
concept, think, idea, thought

Example sentences
私は何匹かのかわいそうな猫が追い出されるのを見た。Parts: (わたし), (なに), (ひき), 可哀相 (かわいそう), (ねこ), 追い出す (おいだす), 見る (みる)I saw some poor cats kicked out.

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