私利私欲 Greed

Japanese proverbs

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私利私欲
Greed; Self-Interest

 

私利私欲
Japanese
しりしよく shi ri shi yoku
Literal
Self-interest and selfish desire
English Equivalent
Motivated by greed
Notes

私 is the "I, me" pronoun watashi. Other common examples of using the し reading are:

私立学校 shiritsu gakkou Private school
私有 shi yuu Private ownership
私有地 shi yuu chi Private land
私的感情 shi teki kan jou Personal feelings