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English Reference for nikutai (にくたい)

noun no-adjective the body, the flesh
Example sentences
The mind should be developed along with the body
The medieval church despised the body and exalted the spirit
A man's body dies, but his soul is immortal
The body converts extra calories into fat
He had to contend against physical suffering
A home without love is not a home any more than a body without a soul is a man
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body
Our bodies are our gardens, to which our wills are gardeners
Just because people are corporeal born to this world doesn't mean that they understand everything about it, similarly just because somebody's died doesn't mean that they understand everything about the incorporeal world
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