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天国, てんごく

  • tengoku


noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • paradise
  • heaven
  • Kingdom of Heaven

Examples of 天国,てんごく in a Sentence

Marriage, in peace, is this world's paradise; in strife, this life's purgatory.
How can I get to heaven?
How can you win, Satan? asked God. "All the famous ballplayers are up here."
His soul was in heaven.
The United States is a paradise for almost every kind of sports, thanks to its wonderfully varied climate.
To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.
I can wait to love in heaven.
May his soul rest in Heaven.
When the early Protestant immigrants came to this country, they brought the idea that work was the way to God and heaven.

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