苦肉

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
にく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

NounEdit

苦肉 (hiragana くにく, romaji kuniku)

  1. desperate measure, last resort
    苦肉 (くにく) (さく)
    kuniku no saku
    desperate measure

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("bitter") +  ("meat").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kǔròu
Zhuyin ㄎㄨˇ ㄖㄡˋ
IPA (key) /kʰu²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʐoʊ̯⁵¹/

NounEdit

苦肉 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin kǔròu)

  1. desperate measure, last resort

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 01:04