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Entry Details for 生き甲斐

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English Meaning(s) for 生き甲斐

  1. reason for living; something one lives for; purpose in life; raison d'être

Definition and Synonyms for 生き甲斐

Life a motive for living
Synonyms: 生き甲斐

Meanings for each kanji in 生き甲斐

life; genuine; birth Kanji Details »
armor; high (voice); A grade; first class; former; instep; carapace Kanji Details »
beautiful; patterned Kanji Details »

Categories 生き甲斐 is a member of

Motive the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal
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Sample Sentences for 生き甲斐

I have nothing to live for.
It is said that the secret of long life is to have something to live for.
You make life worth living.

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