TAKOBOTO

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Readings
よく
yoku
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
greed, craving, desire, avarice, wantsdésir, envieBegierde, Gier, Wunsch, Verlangen

Kanji
ON: ヨクKUN: ほっ.する, ほ.しい
longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving

ON: ヨク
covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving

Example sentences
彼は欲の少ない人だ。Parts: (かれ), (よく), 少ない (すくない), (ひと)He is a man of few wants.

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