TAKOBOTO

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退屈しのぎ退屈凌ぎ
Readings
たいくつしのぎ
taikutsushinogi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
killing time, staving off boredom

Kanji
退ON: タイKUN: しりぞ.く, しりぞ.ける, ひ.く, の.く, の.ける, ど.く
retreat, withdraw, retire, resign, repel, expel, reject

ON: クツKUN: かが.む, かが.める
yield, bend, flinch, submit

退ON: タイKUN: しりぞ.く, しりぞ.ける, ひ.く, の.く, の.ける, ど.く
retreat, withdraw, retire, resign, repel, expel, reject

ON: クツKUN: かが.む, かが.める
yield, bend, flinch, submit

ON: リョウKUN: しの.ぐ
endure, keep (rain)out, stave off, tide over, defy, slight, surpass

Example sentences
この頃私は退屈しのぎに庭造りをしています。Parts: 此の (この), (ころ), (わたし), 退屈しのぎ (たいくつしのぎ), 庭造り (にわづくり)I am gardening these days just to kill time.

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