意気

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See also: 意氣

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 1
kan’on

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 意氣 (MC ʔɨH kʰɨiH).

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Noun[edit]

意気(いき) (iki) (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 意氣)

  1. spirits, especially high spirits
    その意気(いき)だ。
    Sono iki da.
    That's the spirit!
  2. disposition, willpower
    Synonyms: 気概 (kigai), 心ばえ (kokorobae)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.