TAKOBOTO

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Readings
みこと
mikoto
Meanings
Noun, used as a suffix
Noun (futsuumeishi)
after the name of a god or a noble
Lord, Highness

Pronoun
Archaism
Derogatory
youHerr, Prinz, Gott (wird an den Rufnamen eines Gottes oder eines Adeligen angefügt)

Kanji
ON: ソンKUN: たっと.い, とうと.い, たっと.ぶ, とうと.ぶ
revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted

ON: メイ, ミョウKUN: いのち
fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint

Example sentences
子たる者すべからく親の命に従うべし。Parts: (こ), たる, (もの), 須らく (すべからく), (おや), (めい), 従う (したがう), 可し (べし)Les enfants doivent obéir à leurs parents.
Children should obey their parents.
Kinder müssen ihren Eltern gehorchen.

その犬は少女の命を救った。Parts: 其の (その), (いぬ), 少女 (しょうじょ), (いのち), 救う (すくう)The dog saved the girl's life.

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