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餓死
Readings

gashi

gashin

Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Takes the aux. verb suru
Intransitive verb
(death from) starvation, starving to death

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Kanjis
ON: KUN: う.える
starve, hungry, thirst

Stroke: 15 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-8-7 FC: 8375.5


ON: KUN: し.ぬ, し.に-
death, die

Stroke: 6 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 4-6-1 FC: 1021.1


Phrases
餓死するくらいなら溺死したほうがましだ。
Parts: 餓死 (がし) くらいなら 溺死 (できし) 方がまし (ほうがまし)
I might as well drown as starve.