TAKOBOTO

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捨身
Readings
しゃしん
shashin
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Buddhist term
renouncing the flesh or the world, becoming a priest, risking one's life for othersEntsagung der Welt, Selbstmord

Kanji
ON: シャKUN: す.てる
discard, throw away, abandon, resign, reject, sacrifice

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

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The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!