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English Reference for kubi (くび)

Kanji
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Kana
くび
kubi
クビ
kubi
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Definitions
  1. noun neck
  2. head
  3. usually kana dismissal, discharge, firing (from a job)
Example sentences
I'm up to my neck in work
If he will not work hard, he will be fired
He craned his neck to see the procession
He shook his head up and down
I have a rash on my neck
People in the back row craned to see the stage
There's no sense acting all triumphant like a conquering hero over such a minor thing
The girl had a long scarf around her neck
The girl threw her arms around her father's neck
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