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 ikiteita.
    Kim was still alive.
    世界平和 (せかいへいわ)のために ()きる
    Sekai heiwa 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 tomo ni 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 ikiteiru.
    Not only is my grandfather living but my great-grandfather as well.

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