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Noun (futsuumeishi)
waste of labor or energy, waste of labour, vain effortvergebliche Mühe

ON: コツKUN: ほね
skeleton, bone, remains, frame

ON: セツKUN: お.る, おり, お.り, -お.り, お.れる
fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit

ON: ソンKUN: そこ.なう, そこな.う, -そこ.なう, そこ.ねる, -そこ.ねる
damage, loss, disadvantage, hurt, injure

Example sentences
骨折り損のくたびれもうけだった。Parts: 骨折り損 (ほねおりぞん), 草臥れ儲け (くたびれもうけ)Tous mes efforts se sont révélés vains.
All my effort went for nothing.

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