あわれawareあはれahareobs. Inflection

noun:

  • pity; sorrow; grief; misery; compassion; pathos

adjectival noun:

  • pitiable; pitiful; pathetic; miserable

interjection:

  • alack; alas

彼女kanojoha哀れawarewo誘うsasou有様arisamaだったdatta She was in a piteous state.

瀕死のhinshinotoriたちtachiwo哀れawareni思ったomotta My heart ached for the dying birds.

Kanji definition:

レンRENあわれむawa.remuあわawa.re

pity; have mercy; sympathise; compassion

Strokes:
16 or 15
Radical:
心忄⺗ heart
SKIP:
1-1-15
UTF:
6190
JIS208:
46-89
Hangul:
련 [ryeon]
Pinyin:
lián
Stroke order:
Example words:
可憐かれんkaren
sweet (e.g. young girls, flowers blooming); touchingly lovely; cute; / pitiful; pitiable
憐れあわれaware
pity; sorrow; grief; misery; compassion; pathos; / pitiable; pitiful; pathetic; miserable; / alack; alas
憐れむあわれむawaremu
to commiserate; to pity; to have mercy on; to sympathize with; to sympathise with; / to enjoy the beauty of; to appreciate (e.g. the moon, flowers)
哀憐あいれんairen
pity; compassion
自己憐憫じこれんびんjikorenbin
self-pity

Partial results:

あわれむawaremuold Inflection

godan ~む verb / transitive:

  • to commiserate; to pity; to have mercy on; to sympathize with; to sympathise with
  • to enjoy the beauty of; to appreciate (e.g. the moon, flowers) 哀れむ - archaism

彼らkareraあわれむawaremumonomoいたita Some pitied them.

あわれみawaremi

noun:

  • pity; compassion

暴君boukunnokokoroha哀れみawareminojoude和らいだyawaraida The tyrant's heart melted with compassion.

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