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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 正体 (shoutai)

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Kana: しょうたい
Kanji: 正体
Romaji: shoutai

Type: Noun

Meaning: one’s true colors; true character; identity; true identity; sense; consciousness

Example sentences:

君になら正体を明かしてもかまわない。
kimi ni nara shoutai o akashite mo kamawanai.
I don’t mind revealing myself to you.

正体バレたら殺されるな…絶対…
shoutai baretara korosareru na. zettai.
She’d definitely kill me if she knew who I was…


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正体 (shoutai)

我々の正体を知られた以上、これ以上の深追いは危険…
wareware no shoutai o shirareta ijou, kore ijou no fukaoi wa kiken.
Since he already knows about us, it’s dangerous to pursue any further…

正体がばれねえようにしてるはずじゃねえのかい?
shoutai ga barenee you ni shiteru hazu janee no kai.
What happened to staying undercover?

Similar words:

本性 (honshou); 真面目 (shinmenmoku)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 真面目 (zhēnmiànmù)
Korean: 정체 (jeongche)


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