生きる

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Grade: 1
kun'yomi

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生きる ‎(intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana いきる, romaji ikiru)

  1. to live; to exist
    キムはまだ ()きていた。
    Kimu wa mada ikite ita.
    Kim was still alive.
    世界平和 (せかいへいわ)のために ()きる
    sekaiheiwa no tame ni ikiru.
    Live for the sake of world peace.
    難病 (なんびょう)とともに ()きる
    nanbyō to tomoni ikiru.
    To live with an incurable disease.
    祖父 (そふ)ばかりか、曽祖父 (そうそふ)さえ ()きている。
    sofu bakari ka, sōsofu sae ikite iru.
    Not only is my grandfather living but my great-grandfather as well.

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