Last modified on 30 April 2014, at 18:06

苦心

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
しん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (ku, hard, energetically) + (shin, heart)

NounEdit

苦心 (hiragana くしん, romaji kushin)

  1. pains, efforts, hard work

Derived termsEdit

  • 苦心談 (kushindan): account of the hardships one has encountered
  • 苦心惨憺 (kushin santan): taking great pains

IdiomsEdit

VerbEdit

苦心 + する (hiragana くしんする, romaji kushin suru)

  1. make strenuous efforts, be at pains to, struggle to
    苦心 (くしん)して
    kushin shite
    with great pains

ConjugationEdit