命, いのち

  • inochi
JLPT 3

Definition of 命,いのち

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • life
  • life force

  • lifetime
  • lifespan

  • most important thing
  • foundation
  • core

  • paired tattoos of the "life" kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love)

  • fate
  • destiny
  • karma

Related Kanji

fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint

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Examples of 命,いのち in a Sentence

その少女救った
The dog saved the girl's life.
Children should obey their parents.
When we were on the brink of starvation, they saved our lives.
He gave up his life for his country.
She took her own life.
Move a step, and you'll be a dead man!
彼ら多く犠牲してその戦いに勝利収めた。
They won the battle at the cost of many lives.
その医者恩人
The doctor has saved my life.
A moment's hesitation may cost a pilot his life.
有っての、ね。
Where there is life, there is hope.
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