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辛うじて
karoujite
JLPT N1
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かろうじて
Meaning
barely
I barely made it to the train.
やっとのことで。何とか。ようやくのことで。わずかに。
Edit  dc
Formation
Phrases
はしっていったらかろうじてじのでんしゃにまにあいました
I ran and barely made the 2 O'Clock train
Edit  #1240 dc
かろうじてらくだいせずにすんだ
I just barely managed to avoid dropping out of class
Edit  #1241 dc
かろうじてつきあっている
They are just barely still together
Edit  #1242 dc
11じまでにかろうじてなんとかそのてがみをかいた。
I barely managed to finish the letter by eleven o'clock.
Edit  #3492 dbx
かろうじてまにあいましたね。
You are only just in time.
Edit  #3493 dbx
かろうじてじこにあわずにすんだ。
I escaped the accident by the skin of my teeth.
Edit  #3494 dbx
かろうじてくるまにあてられずにすんだ。
I narrowly escaped being hit by a car.
Edit  #3495 dbx
かろうじてれっしゃにまにあった。
I barely managed to catch the train.
Edit  #3496 dbx
Discussion and comments
By the look of the examples, this is spoken grammar?
blabby
Kaens, I think you mistake 辛 for 幸. 幸 is used in 幸福、幸運 etc.
かろうじて is written as 辛うじて.
Miki
blabby, this is the grammar for both spoken and written language (of course).
Miki, true, I did mistake that ^^; So, the meaning would be 'bitter, painful, bad' - the opposite to my first comment, so I'm removing that one. Ugh.
Kaens