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身を捨てる
Readings
みをすてる
miwosuteru
Meanings
Expression
Ichidan verb
to throw away one's lifesich opfern

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

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

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
身を捨ててこそ浮かぶ瀬もあれ。Parts: 身を捨てる (みをすてる), こそ, 浮かぶ瀬 (うかぶせ), 有る (ある)Risk all and gain all.

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