独語

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
どく
Grade: 5
(ateji)

Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
獨語 (kyūjitai)

Etymology 1[edit]

(どく, doku, (often means Germany) which is an abbreviation for 独逸(どいつ) (doitsu)) +‎ (language) The kanji 独 is an ateji (当て字)

Noun[edit]

(どく)() (dokugo (kyūjitai 獨語)

  1. German language; German

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(どく)() (dokugo (kyūjitai 獨語)

  1. talking to oneself

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