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[にん()·げん()]
ningen
noun

English Meaning(s) for 人間

noun
  1. human being; man; person
  2. character (of a person)

Definition and Synonyms for 人間

Individual a human being
Synonyms: , , , , 人間, 人間, 個人
Homo any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
Synonyms: ホモ, , , , , 人間, 人間
Humankind all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
Synonyms: , , , , 人間, 人間, 人類
Person a human body (usually including the clothing)
Synonyms: , , , , 人格者, 人称, 人間, 人間, , , , , ,
Person a grammatical category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms according to whether they indicate the speaker, the addressee, or a third party
Synonyms: , , , , 人格者, 人称, 人間, 人間, , , , , ,
Man a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman
Synonyms: 万物の霊長, , , , , 人間, 人間, , 男の人
Man an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)
Synonyms: 万物の霊長, , , , , 人間, 人間, , 男の人
Man the generic use of the word to refer to any human being
Synonyms: , , , , 人間, 人間

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Categories 人間 is a member of

Being a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
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Cause any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
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Individual a human being
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Grouping any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
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Hominid a primate of the family Hominidae
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Homo any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
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Material Body alternative names for the body of a human being
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Grammatical Category a category of words having the same grammatical properties
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Lover a significant other to whom you are not related by marriage
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Male a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
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Sample Sentences for 人間

Don't trust a man whose past you know nothing about.
While looking at the flowers I thought suddenly that humans too had a good side. It's humans who discovered the beauty of flowers and it's also humans who can appreciate them.
A man cannot be made in a mold.
But human beings are different.
Human beings are emotional creatures, so to speak.

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