息切れ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いき
Grade: 3
き > ぎ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (iki, "breath") + 切れる (kireru, "break off," "be interrupted")

Noun[edit]

息切れ (hiragana いきぎれ, romaji ikigire)

  1. breathlessness

Verb[edit]

息切れ + する (intransitive, hiragana いきぎれする, romaji ikigire suru)

  1. get short of breath, get out of breath, be winded

Conjugation[edit]