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READING  ジャク、よわ-い、よわ-る、よわ-まる、よわ-める
MEANING  weak
JLPT level N2 (full info & stroke order)
 
Words/compounds
きょじゃく
feebleness, weakness, imbecility
きのよわい
timid, faint of heart
よわび
simmering, low fire, gentle heating
よわむし
coward, weakling
びょうじゃく
weak constitution
 
Example sentences
虚弱
エマは虚弱体質だ。
Emma has a very poor constitution.
 
彼は強健どころか実に虚弱だった。
So far from being robust, he was extremely weak.
気の弱い
気の弱い男が美女を得たためしがない。
Faint heart never won fair lady.
弱火
煮え立たせる寸前で弱火にして、もう一度灰汁を取り除きます。
Just before bringing it to the boil, set to a low flame and remove the scum again.
弱虫
彼は弱虫扱いをされておこった。
He resented being called a coward.
病弱
彼女は生まれた時から病弱だった。
She was delicate from birth.
 
Lookalikes
 
デキ、おぼ-れる 
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