Meaning

Primary

Selflessness

Word Type

noun

Explanation

There is not any of I. It is all about everyone else. It is all about selflessness.

Reading

むが
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Context Sentences

コウイチはついに無我の境地に達した。

Koichi finally reached a state of selflessness.

自分に優しくない人は、他人に優しくなれないだろう。だから、自分を大切にすることこそが、無我なんだよ。

If you are not kind to yourself, you will not be kind to others. So, taking care of yourself is what selflessness is all about.

私は鮫に追いかけられて、無我夢中で泳ぎました。

I was being followed by a shark so I lost myself swimming for my life.

Kanji Composition