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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 肉体 (nikutai)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 肉体 (nikutai)

Kana: にくたい
Kanji: 肉体
Romaji: nikutai

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: the body, the flesh
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

いかなる霊的な変身も、まず肉体の変身が先立つ。
ikanaru reiteki na henshin mo, mazu nikutai no henshin ga sakidatsu.
Every spiritual metamorphosis is preceded by a physical one.

鍛えあげた胸と腹の筋肉のおかげで散弾は深く食い込んではいなかったが、かつて完璧だった肉体は傷でめちゃめちゃになっていた。
kitaeageta mune to hara no kinniku no okage de sandan wa fukaku kuikonde wa inakatta ga, katsute kanpeki datta nikutai wa kizu de mechamecha ni natte ita.
The hard muscles of my chest and abdomen had stopped the bird shot from penetrating too deep, and yet my body, once perfect, was now ruined with wounds.

肉体 (nikutai)

肉体は肉体が欲するものを求める。
nikutai wa nikutai ga hossuru mono o motomeru.
The body craves what the body craves.

帰還兵が大挙してベイエリアの浜辺に押し寄せていた。肉体や精神や心に傷を負った人々も多かった。
kikanhei ga taikyo shite bei eria no hamabe ni oshiyosete ita. nikutai ya seishin ya kokoro ni kizu o otta hitobito mo ookatta.
A wave of returning war veterans had washed up on the Bay Area’s shores, many of them injured physically, mentally, and spiritually.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 肉体 (ròutǐ)
Korean: 육체 (yugche)

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