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[わたし()]
watashi
pronoun, no adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

[わたくし()]
watakushi

English Meaning(s) for 私

pronoun, no adjective
  1. I; me
  2. private affairs; personal matter; secrecy
  3. selfishness

Meanings for each kanji in 私

private; I; me Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 私

Sample Sentences for 私

Please call me on receiving this letter.
I would rather stay home than go out with him.
I hid under the table.
My job will only last two years at most.
I know all of them.

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like "ego" in Latin.enlightened

#2 Posted by Hikari_SlamDunk over 2 years ago

I think it's quite ironic that the formal form of "I" has "selfishness" as its other meaning.

#1 Posted by Monox D. I-Fly over 2 years ago


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