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On-yomi
ユウ
yuu
Kun-yomi
うれ.える
ure.eru
うれ.い
ure.i
う.い
u.i
う.き
u.ki
Nanori

yu
Meaning melancholy, grieve, lament, be anxious, sad, unhappy

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憂鬱 ゆううつ
yuuutsu
na-adjective noun depression, melancholy, dejection, gloom
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憂える うれえる
ureeru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to grieve, to lament, to be anxious, to be distressed
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憂慮 ゆうりょ
yuuryo
noun auxillary suru verb anxiety, concern, fear
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憂さ うさ
usa
noun gloom, melancholy
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憂い うれい
urei
  1. noun sorrow, grief, anguish, distress
  2. trouble, affliction, anxiety, fear, misgivings
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杞憂 きゆう
kiyuu
noun auxillary suru verb absurd fear, needless anxiety
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憂国 ゆうこく
yuukoku
noun patriotism
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憂き目 うきめ
ukime
noun bitter experience, misery, distress, grief, sad thoughts, hardship
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一喜一憂 いっきいちゆう
ikkiichiyuu
Expression now rejoicing, now worrying, swinging from joy to sorrow, glad and sad by turns, alternating hope and fear, unable to put one's mind at ease
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内憂外患 ないゆうがいかん
naiyuugaikan
noun troubles both at home and abroad
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憂欝 ゆううつ
yuuutsu
na-adjective noun depression, melancholy, dejection, gloom
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憂うつ ゆううつ
yuuutsu
na-adjective noun depression, melancholy, dejection, gloom
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憂目 うきめ
ukime
noun bitter experience, misery, distress, grief, sad thoughts, hardship
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憂世 うきよ
ukiyo
noun fleeting life, this transient world, sad world
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憂き世 うきよ
ukiyo
noun fleeting life, this transient world, sad world
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内憂 ないゆう
naiyuu
noun internal or domestic troubles
物憂い ものうい
monoui
adjective languid, weary, listless, melancholy
もの憂い ものうい
monoui
adjective languid, weary, listless, melancholy
憂い うい
ui
adjective unhappy, sad, gloomy
憂い顔 うれいがお
ureigao
noun sad face, sorrowful face, anxious look, sad countenance
憂い悩む うれいなやむ
ureinayamu
Godan-mu verb to be grievously troubled
憂さを晴らしに うさをはらしに
usawoharashini
adverb usually kana for amusement, by way of diversion (distraction from grief)
憂欝症 ゆううつしょう
yuuutsushou
noun melancholia, hypochondria
憂患 ゆうかん
yuukan
noun auxillary suru verb sorrow, worry, distress
憂苦 ゆうく
yuuku
noun auxillary suru verb trouble, distress, sorrow
憂思 ゆうし
yuushi
noun auxillary suru verb grieving
憂愁 ゆうしゅう
yuushuu
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective melancholy, gloom, grief
憂色 ゆうしょく
yuushoku
noun melancholy air, anxious look, traces of sorrow, gloom
憂心 ゆうしん
yuushin
noun grieving heart
憂身 うきみ
ukimi
noun life of misery
憂世 ゆうせい
yuusei
noun worrying about world conditions
憂戚 ゆうせき
yuuseki
noun grief
憂憤 ゆうふん
yuufun
noun auxillary suru verb grief and anger
憂悶 ゆうもん
yuumon
noun auxillary suru verb anguish, mortification
憂哭 うきね
ukine
noun sobbing
憂懼 ゆうく
yuuku
noun auxillary suru verb fear, apprehension, dread
憂さ晴らし うさばらし
usabarashi
noun diversion, distraction
憂さばらし うさばらし
usabarashi
noun diversion, distraction
憂晴し うさばらし
usabarashi
noun diversion, distraction
憂い事 うれいごと
ureigoto
noun bitter experience, misery, distress, grief, sad thoughts
憂事 うれいごと
ureigoto
noun bitter experience, misery, distress, grief, sad thoughts
後顧の憂い こうこのうれい
koukonourei
noun anxiety (about the future)
同憂 どうゆう
douyuu
noun sharing the same concern
憂き名 うきな
ukina
  1. noun rumour (of two people having a love affair), rumor, gossip (about two people being involved), scandal
  2. archaism bad reputation
深憂 しんゆう
shinyuu
noun deep sadness, great worry
憂き身 うきみ
ukimi
noun wretched life
憂鬱症 ゆううつしょう
yuuutsushou
noun severe depression
憂鬱質 ゆううつしつ
yuuutsushitsu
noun susceptibility to depression
憂き目を見る うきめをみる
ukimewomiru
Expression Ichidan verb to have a hard time of it, to have a bitter experience
憂いを帯びた顔 うれいをおびたかお
ureiwoobitakao
Expression sorrowful look
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