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Noun (futsuumeishi)
oneself, one's own interests, throughout the bodyein Körper, die eigene Person, man selbst

ON: イチ, イツKUN: ひと-, ひと.つ
one, one radical (no.1)

ON: シンKUN:
somebody, person, one's station in life

Example sentences
目が見えない看護婦は年寄りの世話をすることに一身を捧げた。Parts: 目が見える (めがみえる), 看護婦 (かんごふ), 年寄り (としより), 世話 (せわ), (こと), 一身 (いっしん), 捧げる (ささげる)The blind nurse devoted herself to caring for the elderly.
Die blinde Krankenschwester widmete sich der Pflege der Älteren.

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