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ku
  1. noun pain, anguish, suffering, distress, anxiety, worry, trouble, difficulty, hardship
  2. Buddhist term duhkha (suffering)
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夜露死苦 よろしく
yoroshiku
  1. Expression adverb usually kana well, properly, suitably
  2. best regards, please remember me, please treat me favorably (favourably), please take care of
  3. just like ..., as though one were ...
  4. by all means, of course
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辛苦 しんく
shinku
noun auxillary suru verb hardship, toil, trouble
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労苦 ろうく
rouku
noun auxillary suru verb labor, labour, toil, hardship
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病苦 びょうく
byouku
noun pain of sickness
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生活苦 せいかつく
seikatsuku
noun life's struggles
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四苦八苦 しくはっく
shikuhakku
  1. noun auxillary suru verb being in dire distress, being hard put to it
  2. Buddhist term the four and eight kinds of suffering
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愛別離苦 あいべつりく
aibetsuriku
noun Buddhist term the pain of separation from loved ones
怨憎会苦 おんぞうえく
onzoueku
noun Buddhist term the pain of meeting people one dislikes
艱苦 かんく
kanku
noun auxillary suru verb privation suffering
甘苦 かんく
kanku
noun sweetness and bitterness, joys and sorrows
寒苦 かんく
kanku
noun suffering caused by the cold
艱難辛苦 かんなんしんく
kannanshinku
noun trial and tribulation, hardships, privations, difficulties
勤苦 きんく
kinku
noun auxillary suru verb toil and hardship
求不得苦 ぐふとくく
gufutokuku
noun Buddhist term the pain of not getting what one seeks
業苦 ごうく
gouku
noun karmic suffering
五陰盛苦 ごおんじょうく
goonjouku
noun Buddhist term the pain brought on by the five skandha
刻苦 こっく
kokku
noun auxillary suru verb hard work
困苦 こんく
konku
noun auxillary suru verb privation, hardship
惨苦 さんく
sanku
noun terrible pain, terrible hardship, terrible suffering
三重苦 さんじゅうく
sanjuuku
noun triple handicap
四苦 しく
shiku
noun Buddhist term the four kinds of suffering (birth, old age, disease, death)
死苦 しく
shiku
  1. noun Buddhist term inevitability of death (one of the four kinds of suffering)
  2. death pains, agony of death
七難八苦 しちなんはっく
shichinanhakku
  1. noun Buddhist term the Seven Misfortunes and Eight Pains
  2. a series of disasters
疾苦 しっく
shikku
noun auxillary suru verb affliction, suffering
重苦 じゅうく
juuku
noun intense suffering
辛酸甘苦 しんさんかんく
shinsankanku
noun hardships and joys, tasting the sweets and bitters of life, (having seen much of life) being well-versed in the ways of the world
責め苦 せめく
semeku
noun torture, pains (of hell)
責苦 せめく
semeku
noun torture, pains (of hell)
千辛万苦 せんしんばんく
senshinbanku
noun auxillary suru verb many hardships
痛苦 つうく
tsuuku
noun anguish, (great) pain
忍苦 にんく
ninku
noun auxillary suru verb endurance, stoicism
人間苦 にんげんく
ningenku
noun human suffering
八苦 はっく
hakku
noun Buddhist term the eight kinds of suffering (birth, old age, disease, death, parting from loved ones, meeting disliked ones, not getting what one seeks, pains of the five skandha)
貧苦 ひんく
hinku
noun hardship, serious poverty
憂苦 ゆうく
yuuku
noun auxillary suru verb trouble, distress, sorrow
離苦 りく
riku
noun agony of separation
粒々辛苦 りゅうりゅうしんく
ryuuryuushinku
noun auxillary suru verb toil and moil, working assiduously for, tireless hard work, painstaking labor (labour)
粒粒辛苦 りゅうりゅうしんく
ryuuryuushinku
noun auxillary suru verb toil and moil, working assiduously for, tireless hard work, painstaking labor (labour)