Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 9 strokes
Taught in grade 5

Search words that:
- start with 独
- end with 独
- contain 独
single, alone, spontaneously, Germany
KUN:
  • ひと.り
    hito.ri
ON:
  • ドク
    doku
  • トク
    toku
Nanori:
  • どいつ
    doitsu
  • どっ
    do
Written with 9 strokes
Taught in grade 5
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 281 results)

noun
1.
one person(esp. 一人, 1人)
2.
being alone, being by oneself(only relevant for ひとり)
See also:一人で
3.
being single, being unmarried(only relevant for ひとり)(esp. 独り)
adverb
4.
by oneself, alone(only relevant for ひとり)
5.
just, only, simply(usually kana)(only relevant for ひとり)(with neg. sentence)
All readings:
一人【ひとり】
一人【いちにん】
1人【ひとり】
1人【いちにん】
独り【ひとり】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
independence, self-reliance, supporting oneself, being on one's own
2.
independence (e.g. of a nation), freedom
3.
separation, isolation

noun, no-adjective, na-adjective
1.
peculiarity, uniqueness, characteristic
2.
understood only by oneself(only relevant for 独得)
Other readings:
独得【どくとく】

noun, no-adjective
bachelorhood, single, unmarried, celibate

noun
soliloquy, monologue, speaking to oneself
Other readings:
ひとり言【ひとりごと】
独りごと【ひとりごと】
一人言【ひとりごと】
一人ごと【ひとりごと】

adverb
by itself, automatically, naturally(usually kana)
Other readings:
ひとりでに《一人でに》[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

no-adjective, na-adjective, noun
1.
original, unique, distinctive, characteristic, peculiar
2.
independent, one's own, personal

no-adjective, na-adjective
1.
sole, single, solo
noun
2.
independence, singleness, singularity

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
dictatorship, despotism

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
1.
monopoly, monopolization, exclusivity
noun, auxillary suru verb
2.
hogging, keeping to oneself
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 367 results)

The door shut of its own accord

The tree fell down by itself

The door opened of itself

かれ
どくりつ
独立
He set himself up in life

かれ
おお
大きな
部屋
どくせん
独占
He has the large room to himself

Everyone has a character of his own

The door opened by itself

The door opened by itself

どくとく
独特の
みりょく
魅力
The picture has a charm of its own

かのじょ
彼女
いえ
どくりつ
独立
She wants to move out and find a place of her own

Strange to say, the door opened of itself

かのじょ
彼女
おお
大きな
部屋
ぜん
全部
ひと
独り占め
She has this big room all to herself

The decayed tooth came out on its own

げんざい
現在
かのじょ
彼女
けいざいてき
経済的に
りょうし
両親
どくりつ
独立
She is economically independent of her parents now

This custom is unique to America

ぐんしゅ
群集
あつ
集まり
はじ
始めた
A crowd gathered of itself

Parents hope their children will become independent as soon as possible

かれ
どくりつ
独立
しょうば
商売
はじ
始めた
He went into business on his own account

しゅうか
習慣
ほん
日本
どくとく
独特の
The practice is peculiar to Japan

かのじょ
彼女
だいがく
大学
にゅうが
入学
おや
けいざいてき
経済的に
どくりつ
独立
She thought that she could become economically independent from her parents if she went to college