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自分の首を絞める
Readings
じぶんのくびをしめる
jibunnokubiwoshimeru
Meanings
Expression
Ichidan verb
to ask for trouble, to dig your own grave, to cut your own throat

Kanji
ON: ジ, シKUN: みずか.ら, おの.ずから, おの.ずと
oneself

ON: ブン, フン, ブKUN: わ.ける, わ.け, わ.かれる, わ.かる, わ.かつ
part, chances, 1%, rate, know, understand, duty, one's lot, degree, share, segment, minute of time, shaku/100

ON: シュKUN: くび
neck, counter for songs and poems

ON: コウKUN: しぼ.る, し.める, し.まる
strangle, constrict, wring

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
もし彼にそんなことをするなら、君は自分の首をしめることになるぞ。Parts: 若し (もし), (かれ), そんな, (こと), なら (ならば), (きみ), 自分の首を絞める (じぶんのくびをしめる), 事になる (ことになる), If you do that to him, you will cut your throat.

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