Japanese Dictionary

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窮乏 JLPT 1
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    poverty; destitution; privation; indigence; penury
    Example sentence
    そんな窮乏どうやって暮らしていたの How did he make his living in such poverty?

Examples of 窮乏, きゅうぼう in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


15 strokes

hard up, destitute, suffer, perplexed, cornered

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4 strokes

destitution, scarce, limited

On'Yomi: ボウ

Kun'Yomi: とぼ.しい, とも.しい

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