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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
どく
Grade: 5

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology 1Edit

(どく, doku, (often means Germany) which is an abbreviation for 独逸 (どいつ) (doitsu)) +‎ (language) The kanji 独 is an ateji (当て字)

NounEdit

独語 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 獨語, hiragana どくご, hiragana and katakana ドクご, rōmaji dokugo)

  1. German language; German

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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

独語 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 獨語, hiragana どくご, rōmaji dokugo)

  1. talking to oneself

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