Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.

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ure(i), ure(eru), u(i)

meaning: grief, sorrow

憂い顔 == ureigao == (noun) sad face, sorrowful face, anxious look, sad countenance
憂き目 == ukime == (noun)  bitter experience, misery, distress, grief, sad thoughts, hardship

Top radical is 'head/face', middle radical is 'heart/feelings' (心). Henshall suggests taking the bottom element as 'sitting crosslegged', and as a mnemonic: 'Sit crosslegged, head and heart full of grief.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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