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息苦しい
Readings

ikigurushii
English
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
choking, suffocating, stifling

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
oppressive, heavy

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 息苦しい
is [x]
息苦しくない
is not [x]
Past 息苦しかった
was [x]
息苦しくなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 息苦しくて
is [x] and...
息苦しくなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: ソク KUN: いき
breath, respiration, son, interest (on money)

Stroke: 10 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-6-4 FC: 2633.3


ON: KUN: くる.しい, -ぐる.しい, くる.しむ, くる.しめる, にが.い, にが.る
suffering, trial, worry, hardship, feel bitter, scowl

Stroke: 8 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-3-5 FC: 4460.0


Phrases
彼は息苦しそうだ。
Parts: (かれ) 息苦しい (いきぐるしい) そう
He seems to be having trouble breathing.