Last modified on 23 June 2014, at 10:38

草臥れる

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Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō

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草臥れる (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana くたびれる, romaji kutabireru)

  1. To be exhausted (very tired.)
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      校長 (こうちょう)でも (たず)ねようかと (おも)ったが、草臥 (くたび)れたから、 (くるま) ()って宿屋 (やどや) ()れて ()けと車夫 (しゃふ) () ()けた。
      kōchō demo tazuneyō ka to omotta ga, kutabireta kara, kuruma ni notte yadoya e tsureteike to shafu ni iitsuketa.
      I thought of visiting the principal, but being tired, ordered the rikishaman to take me to a hotel.
  2. (auxiliary) To be tired of, to have enough of. Mostly used in the form 待ちくたびれる.

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