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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 嫌う (kirau)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: きらう
Kanji: 嫌う
Romaji: kirau

Type: verb

Meaning: to hate; to dislike; to loathe

Example sentences:

どうしてだか、あの人は、わたしに会うのを嫌ってたようでした。
doushite da ka, ano hito wa, watashi ni au no o kiratteta you deshita.
I don’t know why, but he seemed to dislike seeing me.

彼女には昔から嫌われているのは分かっていたわ。
kanojo niwa mukashi kara kirawarete iru nowa wakatte ita wa.
I always knew she hated me.


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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 嫌う (kirau)

今度こそ嫌われて当然だわ。
kondo koso kirawarete touzen da wa.
Of course he would hate me now.

きっとますますあの人を嫌うでしょう。
kitto masumasu ano hito o kirau deshou.
I’ll bet they’ll hate him just this much more.

Similar words:

憎む (nikumu); 大嫌い (daikirai)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 嫌恶 (xiánwù)
Korean: 싫어하다 (silh-eohada)


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