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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
recollecting, reminiscing, looking back, retrospection, reviewévocation, rétrospection, souvenirRückblick, Rückschau, Erinnerung, Reminiszenz

ON: カイ, エKUN: まわ.る, -まわ.る, -まわ.り, まわ.す, -まわ.す, まわ.し-, -まわ.し, もとお.る, か.える
-times, round, game, revolve, counter for occurrences

ON: KUN: かえり.みる
look back, review, examine oneself, turn around

Example sentences
その老人はほとんどの時間を青春時代を回顧して過ごした。Parts: 其の (その), 老人 (ろうじん), 殆ど (ほとんど), 時間 (じかん), 青春 (せいしゅん), 時代 (じだい), 回顧 (かいこ), 過ごす (すごす)The old man spent most of his time looking back on his youth.

老人はしばしば若いころのことを回顧する。Parts: 老人 (ろうじん), 屡々 (しばしば), 若い頃 (わかいころ), (こと), 回顧 (かいこ)The old man often looks back on his youth.

彼はよく自分の高校時代を回顧する。Parts: (かれ), 良く (よく), 自分 (じぶん), 高校 (こうこう), 時代 (じだい), 回顧 (かいこ)Il évoque souvent ses souvenirs de l'époque du lycée.
He often looks back on his high school days.

私は幸福だった学生時代を回顧した。Parts: (わたし), 幸福 (こうふく), 学生時代 (がくせいじだい), 回顧 (かいこ)I looked back upon my happy school days.

私が悔恨の情をもって回顧することが一つある。Parts: (わたし), 悔恨 (かいこん), (じょう), 持つ (もつ), 回顧 (かいこ), (こと), 一つ (ひとつ), 有る (ある)There is one thing I look back on with regret.
Es gibt etwas, auf das ich mit Bedauern zurückblicke.

回顧すればもう20年の昔となった。Parts: 回顧 (かいこ), すれば, もう, (ねん), (むかし), となるIt was twenty years ago as I look back on it.

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