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頭痛の種
Readings
ずつうのたね
zutsuunotane
Meanings
Expression
cause of headaches, pain in the neckGrund für Sorgen und Kopfschmerzen

Kanji
ON: トウ, ズ, トKUN: あたま, かしら, -がしら, かぶり
head, counter for large animals

ON: ツウKUN: いた.い, いた.む, いた.ましい, いた.める
pain, hurt, damage, bruise

ON: シュKUN: たね, -ぐさ
species, kind, class, variety, seed

Example sentences
あの学生たちのことを考えると本当に頭痛の種だ。Parts: 彼の (あの), 学生 (がくせい), (たち), (こと), 考える (かんがえる), 本当に (ほんとうに), 頭痛の種 (ずつうのたね)Those college students give me a bad headache.
When I think about those students, it gives me a headache.

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