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泣く, 哭く, なく
Conjugated: 泣いて
Godan verb
to cry, to weep, to sob, to howl
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泣いても笑っても, ないてもわらっても
Expression, Idiomatic expression, used when something is drawing near or coming to an end
whether you like it or not, no matter what one may do, in any event, in any case, whether you laugh or cry
泣いて馬謖を斬る, ないてばしょくをきる
Expression, Idiomatic expression
being just before one is generous