勢い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いきお
Grade: 5
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

勢い (hiragana いきおい, rōmaji ikioi, historical hiragana いきほひ)

  1. vigour
     (いきお)よくボールを ()げる
    ikioi yoku bōru o nageru
    throw the ball with full force
    (literally, “throw the ball with excellent vigour”)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9