Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 空しく(むなしく) in Japanese

空しく, 虚しく
Kana Reading
むなしく
Romaji
munashiku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi)
    Meaning
    in vain; to no purpose; fruitlessly


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

11 strokes

void, emptiness, unpreparedness, crack, fissure, untruth

On'Yomi: キョ, コ

Kun'Yomi: むな.しい, うつ.ろ

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JLPT 5

8 strokes

empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum

On'Yomi: クウ

Kun'Yomi: そら, あ.く, あ.き, あ.ける, から, す.く, す.かす, むな.しい

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