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

  • 苦心を買われる (kushin o kawareru): have one's labor appreciated

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

Last modified on 20 January 2014, at 07:20