厳い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6

Etymology[edit]

From attributive form of earlier 厳し (ikashi). /ikasi/ > /ikaki/ > /ikai/.

Adjective[edit]

厳い (-i inflection, hiragana いかい, romaji ikai)

  1. brave
    • 970-999: Utsubo Monogatari (Toshikage)
      俊蔭さだめて識りつ。「我身は、此山にほろぼしつ」と思ふものから、イカき心をなして、阿修羅の仲にまじりぬ。

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