RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

chin (pain, torture) +‎ -ui

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VerbEdit

a chinui (third-person singular present chinuiește or chinuie, past participle chinuit4th conj.

  1. (transitive) to torture, to torment
  2. (reflexive) to suffer
  3. (reflexive, with accusative) to toil, to labor

Usage notesEdit

This word can be used as an intense synonym of plictisi (to bore). For instance "asta chinuiește" could be translated roughly as "this is boring me to death".

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