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ひとり, 一人, 1人, 独り, いちにん
esp. 一人, 1人
1. one person
Only ひとり, See 一人で
2. being alone, being by oneself
esp. 独り
3. being single, being unmarried
Adverb
4. by oneself, alone
Usually in kana, with neg. sentence
5. just, only, simply
私は一人の弟がいます。
独り, ひとり言, 独りごと, 一人言, 一人ごと, ひとりごと
soliloquy, monologue, speaking to oneself
私は彼がぶつぶつ独り言をいうのを聞いた。
ひとりでに, 独りでに, 一人でに
Adverb, Usually in kana
by itself, automatically, naturally
ろうそくはひとりでに消えた。
独り占め, 一人占め, ひとりじめ
Takes suru
monopolising, monopolizing, hogging, having all to oneself
彼はこの広い部屋を独り占めしている。
独り立ち, 一人立ち, ひとり立ち, ひとりだち
Takes suru
being independent, standing on one's own, becoming independent
もう独り立ちすべき時だよ。
独り, ひとりみ
unmarried man (woman)
独り, 一人者, ひとりもの
single (i.e. unmarried) person, someone alone
女房の尻にしかれている亭主は、幸せな独り者に話してはじめて、自分の問題を認識することがたびたびだ。
独り占い, ひとりうらない
divining one's own fortune
独り決め, ひとりぎめ
Takes suru
arbitrary decision, taking for granted
独り遊び, 一人遊び, ひとりあそび
Expression
playing alone
独り言つ, ひとりごつ
Godan verb, Intransitive
to talk to oneself, to mutter
独り笑い, ひとりわらい
Takes suru
1. laughing by oneself
See 春画
2. erotic pictures, shunga
独り相撲, 一人相撲, ひとりずもう
Expression, yojijukugo
1. fighting (tilting at) windmills, working oneself up even though there really isn't anything to fight at
2. single-person mimicking a wrestling match
独りごちる, 独り言ちる, 一人ごちる, ひとりごちる
Ichidan verb, See 独り言つ
to talk to oneself, to mutter
独りよがり, 独り善がり, 一人よがり, 一人善がり, ひとりよがり
NA-adjective, May take 'no'
self-conceit, self-satisfaction, self-righteousness, self-importance, complacency
独り合点, 一人合点, ひとりがてん, ひとりがってん
Takes suru
rash assumption, hasty conclusion
一人で, 独り, 1人で, ひとりで
Expression
alone, by oneself, on one's own
私は彼女が一人で行くのがよいといいました。
独女, 独り, どくじょ, どくおんな, ひとりおんな
See 独身女性・どくしんじょせい
single woman, bachelor girl, spinster
一人芝居, 独り芝居, ひとりしばい
Takes suru
one-person show, one-woman show, one-man show, performing solo, monodrama
一人天狗, 独り天狗, ひとりてんぐ
yojijukugo
self-conceited person, ego-tripper, swelled head
一人稽古, 独り稽古, ひとりげいこ
practicing by oneself, self-instruction
一人きり, 独りきり, 一人切り, 独り切り, 1人きり, 1人切り, ひとりきり
Adverb, See 一人っきり
all on one's own
独りきりの人生など耐えられない。
一人勝ち, 独り勝ち, ひとりがち
Takes suru
1. being the sole winner
May take 'no', NA-adjective
2. winner-take-all
一人負け, 独り負け, ひとりまけ
being the only loser, losing by oneself
一人っきり, 独りっきり, 一人っ切り, 独りっ切り, 1人っきり, 1人っ切り, ひとりっきり
Adverb, See 一人きり
all on one's own
彼は一人っきりである。
一人にする, 独りにする, ひとりにする
Expression, oft. 一人にして
to leave (someone) alone, to leave to oneself, to leave (someone) be
一人にしておいて下さい。
一人ぼっち, 独りぼっち, 一人ぽっち, 独りぽっち, 独り法師, ひとりぼっち, ひとりぽっち
May take 'no'
aloneness, loneliness, solitude
私は一人ぼっちで暮らしたくない。
一人カラオケ, 独りカラオケ, ひとりカラオケ
Takes suru
(doing) karaoke by oneself
一人舞台, 独り舞台, ひとりぶたい
performing solo, having the stage to oneself, being in sole command, eclipsing (outshining) the others, field of activity in which one is unrivaled (unrivalled)
一人天下, 独り天下, ひとりてんか, ひとりでんか
yojijukugo
being the sole master of the situation, reigning supreme, standing unchallenged
一人住まい, 独り住まい, ひとりずまい
living by oneself, living alone
すぐに一人住まいに慣れますよ。
一人歩き, ひとり歩き, 独り歩き, ひとりあるき
Takes suru, Idiomatic expression
1. taking on a life of its own (of a rumour, etc.)
2. walking by oneself, talking a walk by oneself
3. walking unaided, being able to walk without help
4. standing on one's own feet, being independent, taking care of oneself
こんな夜更けに女の子の一人歩きは危ない。
一人っ子, ひとりっ子, 独りっ子, 一人子, ひとりっこ
(an) only child
彼は一人っ子だったので、唯一の相続人だった。
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