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独身, どくしん

  • dokushin
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

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

  • bachelorhood
  • single
  • unmarried
  • celibate

Examples of 独身,どくしん in a Sentence

He remained single all his life.
Married people sometimes wish they were single.
She remained single all her life.
But in spite of the merits of being single, they do want to get married some day.
一番上の独身です
My oldest brother is single.
わたしは、独身です
I am a bachelor.
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Some young Japanese people prefer being single to being married.
Are you married or are you single?
She remained unmarried until death.

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