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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
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 be, to reach, to attain
2. to result in, to prove to be
3. to consist of, to be composed of
4. to succeed, to be complete
5. to change into, to be exchanged for
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
なる, 生る
Conjugated: なっていました
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to bear fruit
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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