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  • on reading:
  • キュウ   キョウ
  • kun reading:
  • きわめる   きわまる   きわまり   きわ
  • meaning(s):
  • hard up, destitute, suffer, perplexed, cornered
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すれば きゅうすればつうず Necessity is the mother of invention
まりない きわまりない limitless; boundless; extreme
まり きわまりない limitless; boundless; extreme
まる きわまる to terminate; to reach an extreme; to be in a dilemma; to be at an end
きわみなき without limit; endless
める きわめる 1. to carry to extremes; to go to the end of something; 2. to investigate thoroughly; to master
きゅうきょう predicament
きゅうきょく ultimate; extreme
きゅうきょくもくてき extreme purpose
きゅうくつ narrow; tight; stiff; rigid; uneasy; formal; constrained
きゅうさく desperate measure; expedient of last resort
きゅうし dying in miserable circumstances
きゅうじょう distress; wretched condition
きゅうそだい poor student (scholar)
きゅうそ cornered rat or mouse
きゅうち dilemma; predicament
きゅうちょう cornered bird
きゅうつい cornered; driven to the wall
きゅうはく financial difficulty; distress
きゅうぼう poverty
きゅうみん poor people; the poor
きゅうよ extremity; desperation
きゅうよのさく desperate measure
こんきゅう poverty; distress
てんじょうむきゅう as eternal as heaven and earth
ひんきゅう great poverty
むきゅう eternity; infinitude; immortality