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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 疲労 (hirou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 疲労 (hirou)

Kana: ひろう
Kanji: 疲労
Romaji: hirou

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: fatigue, weariness
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

足はもう言うことをききそうにないほど激しい疲労を感じていたにもかかわらず、まだ動いていたのだ。
ashi wa mou iu koto o kikisou ni nai hodo hageshii hirou o kanjite ita ni mo kakawarazu, mada ugoite ita no da.
Despite the feeling of exhaustion that made it seem as though my legs would not cooperate, they did.

新しいスーツは似合っているが、ひげを剃ったほうがよさそうだし、顔は青白くて疲労の色が濃い。
atarashii suutsu wa niatte iru ga, hige o sotta hou ga yosasou da shi, kao wa aojirokute hirou no iro ga koi.
I like his new suit, but he needs a shave, and his face seems pale and weary.

疲労 (hirou)

タクミは詩へ目をもどしながら、押し寄せる疲労感を払いのけた。
takumi wa shi e me o modoshinagara, oshiyoseru hiroukan o harainoketa.
As Takumi returned his eyes to the poem, he fought off a wave of exhaustion.

平壌のアメリカ軍兵士の一般的な雰囲気には、心も身体も楽観とひどい疲労感とが入り混じっていた。
pyon’yan no amerikagun heishi no ippanteki na fun’iki ni wa, kokoro mo karada mo rakkan to hidoi hiroukan to ga hairimajitte ita.
The mood in general among the American troops in Pyongyang was a combination of optimism and sheer exhaustion, emotional as well as physical.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 疲劳 (píláo)
Korean: 피로 (pilo)

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