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鍵っ子
Readings
かぎっこ
kagikko
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
latchkey childSchlüsselkind

Kanji
ON: ケンKUN: かぎ
key

ON: シ, ス, ツKUN: こ, -こ, ね
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac

Example sentences
6歳ぐらいから鍵っ子生活だったんだから。Parts: (さい), (くらい), から, 鍵っ子 (かぎっこ), 生活 (せいかつ), だからFrom about age 6, I led the life of a latchkey kid.

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