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Grammar detail: 〜にたえない

〜にたえない - very; extremely
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にたえない
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very; extremely
This expression is rarely used in everyday interactions and is used with specific words that express an emotion. These words are as follows:
0
deep emotion; impression; inspiration
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1
thanks; gratitude
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1
regret; repentance; remorse
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0 3 4
noun
joy; delight; rapture; pleasure; gratification; rejoicing; congratulations; felicitations
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0 3
noun
1. sadness; sorrow; grief
2. affection; love  (archaic)
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0 1
1. chagrin; regret
2. free from obstructive thoughts  (see also: 有念; Buddhist term)
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〜の念
1 0
Most common form: ねん
noun
1. sense; idea; thought; feeling  (esp. 〜の念)
2. desire; concern
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〜の思い
2
noun
1. thought
2. imagination; mind; heart
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It is important to distinguish this usage with adjectives to usage with verbs, which has a different meaning - see にたえない - can't bear~; can't stand~.
べんきょう
勉強
しないで
あそ
んで
ばかりいて
しけん
試験
ちた
こうかい
後悔
たえない
I didn't study, but went out all the time and failed the test. I regret it so much.
ゆうじん
友人
さんかげつ
三ヶ月
まらせてくれて
かんしゃ
感謝
たえない
My friend let me stay with him for 3 months and I'm extremely grateful.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ネン    idea, thought   
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シ   おも to think   
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ベン    exertion   
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キョウ   ゴウ   つよ strong   つよまる to get stronger   つよめる to strengthen   しいる to compel, to force   
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ユ   ユウ   あそ play   
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シ   ため to test   こころみる to attempt   
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ケン   ゲン    verification   
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ラク   おちる to fall   おとす to drop (something)   
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ゴ   コウ   のち    あと afterwards   うし behind   おくれる be late   
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カイ   くいる    くやむ to regret   くやしい vexing, disappointing   
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ユウ   とも friend   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
サン   み    みっ three   
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
ハク   とまる to stay, to lodge overnight   とめる to give lodgings   
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カン    feelings   
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シャ   あやま to apologize   
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