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Kanji in this term
いじ
Grade: S
Irregular

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EtymologyEdit

The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓)

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Particularly: “Probably related to 意地悪 ‎(ijiwaru)”

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) じめる [ìjímérú] (Heiban - [0])[1]
  • IPA(key): [id͡ʑime̞ɾ̠ɯᵝ]

VerbEdit

苛める ‎(transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana いじめる, romaji ijimeru, historical hiragana いぢめる)

  1. to tease, usually in a mean-spirited way; to torment; to bully
     (かれ) () (ども) () (だい) (じゃく) (しゃ) (いじ)めていたようだ。
    Kare wa kodomo jidai wa jakusha o ijimete ita yō da.
    It seems that he often bullied the weak in his childhood.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
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