TAKOBOTO

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独身
Readings
どくしん
dokushin
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
bachelorhood, single, unmarried, celibatecélibatнежена́тый, холостя́к, незаму́жняяJunggesellenstand, Ledigkeit, Ehelosigkeit, Zölibat

Kanji
ON: ドク, トクKUN: ひと.り
single, alone, spontaneously, Germany

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

Example sentences
彼は一生独身で過ごした。Parts: (かれ), 一生 (いっしょう), 独身 (どくしん), 過ごす (すごす)He remained single all his life.

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