窮 (hard up) kanji
Hard up
This kanji has 15 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 8.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:hard up, destitute, suffer, perplexed, cornered
On reading:キュウ、キョウ
kyū, kyō
Kun reading:きわ-める、きわ-まる、きわ-まり、きわ-み
kiwa-meru, kiwa-maru, kiwa-mari, kiwa-mi

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窮地に陥る
きゅうちにおちいる
get into a fix, fall into a predicament, be forced into a tight corner
困難を窮める
こんなんをきわめる
be extremely hard
進退窮まる
しんたいきわまる
have no way out, be at a complete loss, be in a tight corner
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