邪気

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic 邪氣. The was simplified in Japan to .

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Noun[edit]

邪気 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 邪氣, hiragana じゃけ, romaji jake)

  1. An evil or malevolent spirit.
  2. An illness or disease.
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Etymology 2[edit]

/dʑake//dʑaki/

Shift in reading of from go'on ke to kan'on ki.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

邪気 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 邪氣, hiragana じゃき, romaji jaki)

  1. A bad nature or disposition that could cause disease.
  2. Malice, maliciousness, a menace, ill will.
  3. An evil or malevolent spirit.
  4. A cold, an illness.
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Etymology 3[edit]

/dʑake//zake/

Shift in reading of from go'on ja to non-affricated za.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

邪気 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 邪氣, hiragana ざけ, romaji zake)

  1. An evil or malevolent spirit.
  2. A curse.
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