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苦しい, くるしい
Conjugated: 苦しく
1. painful, difficult, tough, hard
2. distressing, (psychologically) difficult, stressful, awkward (e.g. position)
3. straitened (circumstances), tight (financial situation), needy, struggling
4. strained (interpretation, explanation, etc.), lame (e.g. excuse), forced (e.g. smile), far-fetched
Suffix, See 寝苦しい・ねぐるしい, See 見苦しい・みぐるしい, after -masu stem of verb; often ぐるしい
5. hard to do, unpleasant
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なる, 成る, 為る
Conjugated: なっていました
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to become, to get, to grow, to turn, to reach, to attain
2. to result in, to turn out, to end up, to prove (to be)
as ...からなる or ...よりなる
3. to consist of, to be composed of, to be made up of
4. to be completed, to be realized, to succeed, to be attained, to be accomplished
5. to change (into), to turn (into), to transform
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鳴る, なる
Conjugated: なっていました
Godan verb, Intransitive
to sound, to ring, to resound, to echo, to roar, to rumble
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なる, 生る
Conjugated: なっていました
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to bear fruit
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綯う, なう
Conjugated: なっていました
Godan verb
to twine (fibers to make rope), to twist
Conjugated: なっていました
Suffix, Godan verb, See 商う・あきなう, See 伴う・ともなう・1, after a noun or adj. stem
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