一生, いっしょう

  • isshō
JLPT 3

Definition of 一生,いっしょう

adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • whole life
  • a lifetime
  • all through life
  • one existence
  • a generation
  • an age
  • the whole world
  • the era

nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • (the only, the greatest, etc.) of one's life

Examples of 一生,いっしょう in a Sentence

A home is a once-in-a-lifetime purchase so you don't want to make any snap decisions.
あなたは、一生勉強なければならない
You must study your whole life.
He who loves not wine, woman and songs, remains a fool his whole life long.
He dedicated his life to peace.
She spent her life in pursuit of the truth.
この失敗、きっと一生言われつづけるなあ。
We'll never live this fiasco down.
一生万代
Wisdom is better than gold or silver.
彼女一生教育捧げた
She devoted her life to education.
He gave his life for his country.
Such a disaster won't come again in my time.
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