Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 9 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 哀
- end with 哀
- contain 哀
pathetic, grief, sorrow, pathos, pity, sympathize
KUN:
  • あわ.れ
    awa.re
  • あわ.れむ
    awa.remu
  • かな.しい
    kana.shii
ON:
  • アイ
    ai
Written with 9 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 65 results)

adjective
1.
sad, miserable, unhappy, sorrowful(of a person)
2.
sad, lamentable, deplorable, grievous(of a thing, incident, etc.)
All readings:
悲しい【かなしい】
哀しい【かなしい】[1]
愛しい【かなしい】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

na-adjective, noun
poor, pitiable, pathetic, pitiful(usually kana)
Other readings:
かわいそう《可哀相》[1]
かわいそう《可哀そう》[1]
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading

Godan-mu verb, transitive verb
to be sad, to mourn for, to regret
All readings:
悲しむ【かなしむ】
哀しむ【かなしむ】

noun
1.
pity, sorrow, grief, misery, compassion, pathos
na-adjective
2.
pitiable, pitiful, pathetic, miserable
interjection
3.
alack, alas
Other readings:
哀れ【あはれ】[1]
憐れ【あわれ】
憐れ【あはれ】[1]
憫れ【あわれ】
憫れ【あはれ】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
1.
sadness, sorrow, grief
2.
affection, love(archaism)(only relevant for 愛しみ)
All readings:
悲しみ【かなしみ】
哀しみ【かなしみ】
愛しみ【かなしみ】

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
condolence, regret, tribute, sorrow, sympathy, lament

noun
sorrow, grief, sadness

Godan-mu verb, transitive verb
1.
to pity, to feel sympathy for, to sympathize with, to sympathise with, to commiserate with, to have mercy on
2.
to enjoy the beauty of, to appreciate, to admire(archaism)(only relevant for 哀れむ)
Other readings:
憐れむ【あわれむ】
閔れむ【あわれむ】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

noun
pathos, sorrow, grief

noun
human emotions (joy, anger, grief and pleasure)(yojijukugo)
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 68 results)

His poor dog is still alive

わた
いぬ
どうじょ
同情
I felt for the poor dog

The poor girl went blind

The poor little girl did nothing but weep

わた
しょうね
少年
おも
思った
I felt sorry for the boy

In hard times, in sorrowful times, let's try doing something for other people

Much as I pitied him, I could not help him

He prayed to God to help the poor girl

かれ
じぎょう
事業
しっぱい
失敗
いま
今や
まっ
全く
あわ
哀れな
He failed in his business and now is a total wreck

Some pitied them

かれ
わた
かな
哀しい
ものがた
物語
He told me a sad story

The poor child suffers from hay fever

The poor girl shed tears

ぼく
あわ
哀れな
ここ
いた
痛む
How my poor heart aches

It's a pity for you to have to stay indoors in this weather

The poor little girl did nothing but sob all day

He looked piteous, like a drowned mouse

We found a poor little cat in the yard

The poor boy was knocked down by a car