意気地

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See also: 意氣地

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 1

Grade: 2
kan’on goon
Alternative spelling
意氣地 (kyūjitai)

From 意気 (iki, spirit) +‎ (ji, nature).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()()() (ikijiいきぢ (ikidi)? (kyūjitai 意氣地)

  1. courage, guts, willpower
    • 1961 November, Yaso Saijō (lyrics), Tōru Funamura (music), “王将 (Ōshō) [King]”, performed by Eizō Murata:
      ()けば()ぶよな(しょう)()(こま)に ()けた(いのち)(わら)わば(わら)
      うまれ浪花(なにわ)(はっ)(ぴゃく)()(ばし) (つき)()ってる(おい)()()()
      fukeba tobu yo na shōgi no koma ni kaketa inochi o warawaba warae
      umare Naniwa no Happyaku-yabashi tsuki mo shitteru oira no ikiji
      If I blew, I'd be flying shogi pieces while gambling with my life laughing and laughing.
      Born in Happyaku-yabashi in Naniwa, even the moon knows of my courage.
    Synonym: 意地 (iji)
Idioms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 1

Grade: 2
kan’on Irregular goon
Alternative spelling
意氣地 (kyūjitai)

Shift from ikiji above.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()()() (ikujiいくぢ (ikudi)? (kyūjitai 意氣地)

  1. courage, guts, willpower
    Synonym: 心の張り (kokoro no hari)
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan